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Shailesh Agarwal
Shailesh Agarwal
Regulation of ion channels and cell signaling by autonomic nervous system in mammalian heart.
   
Dean Burkin
Dean Burkin

Translational research identifying novel therapies for children with muscular dystrophy. Role of extracellular matrix and integrin signaling in muscle development and disease.

   
Heather Burkin
Heather Burkin

Signaling pathways that regulate stretch induced activation of the human uterine myometrium. Development of therapeutic targets for the treatment of preterm labor.

   
Iain Buxton
Iain Buxton
Receptor-signal transduction in cardiac and smooth muscle cells. Role of receptor-stimulated phosphoinositide metabolism; agonist-specific regulation of cyclic nucleotide action; role of adenyl purines in myometrial function and hormonal regulation of endothelial cell contractile factors.
   
Gale Craviso
Gale Craviso
Interaction of electromagnetic fields with excitable cells; exploring the potential for nanosecond duration electric pulses of high intensity as a new, bioelectric approach for stimulating neural cells.
   
Ruben Dagda
Ruben Dagda
Regulation of mitochondrial biology and bioenergetics by serine/threonine kinases and phosphatases in neurons and in cardiac cells; new signaling pathways that promote synaptic connectivity; development of alternative therapies to reverse mitochondrial dysfunction in age-related brain diseases.
   
Dayue Duan
Dayue Duan
Cardiovascular phenomics, functional genomics, proteomics, and phenomics of ion channels, cardiac electrophysiology and pharmacology, hypertension, cardioprotection against ischemia and reperfusion, myocardial hypertrophy and heart failure.
   
Scott Earley
Scott Earley
Transient receptor potential (TRP) channels in endothelial and smooth muscle cell function.
   
Robert Harvey
Robert Harvey
Cardiac electrophysiology, cell signaling, and ion channel regulation.
   
Normand Leblanc
Normand Leblanc
Role of ion channels in the regulation of excitation-contraction coupling of cardiac and vascular smooth muscle cells in health and disease.
   
Cherie Singer
Cherie Singer
Transcriptional, post-transcriptional and gene-silencing mechanisms regulating smooth muscle plasticity.
   
Emeritus Faculty
   
Richard Bjur
Richard Bjur

Presynaptic regulation of neurotransmitter release; neuroeffector mechanisms in isolated cells and vascular tissues; intellectual property law; health law and scientific evidence.
   
Joseph Hume
Joseph Hume
Cardiac and smooth muscle electrophysiology, pharmacology and molecular biology of ion channels.
   
David Westfall
David Westfall
Drug action at neuroeffector junctions; dual transmitters in smooth muscle; extracellular actions of ATP and other adenyl purines; receptors for neurotransmitters.
      
 
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