Cardio-Respiratory

Research in the School is focussed on the impact of diseases having an adverse impact on cardio-respiratory function.

Groups / Projects Research Lead Dept / Centre
Brain networks processing respiratory sensations Project Leader Associate Professor Stuart Mazzone Anatomy and Neuroscience
Delbridge laboratory: Cardiac phenomics Head of Laboratory Professor Lea Delbridge
Physiology
Diabetic cardiomyopathy – an epidemic disease Project Leader Professor Lea Delbridge Physiology
Effects of hypertension on renal and hindquarter vascular reactivity in vivo and in vitro Project Leader Associate Professor Christine Wright Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Endothelin pharmacology in the setting of pulmonary hypertension Project Leader Professor James Angus Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Hargreaves laboratory: Exercise physiology Head of Laboratory Professor Mark Hargreaves
Physiology
Human brain networks processing respiratory sensations Project Leader Associate Professor Stuart Mazzone Anatomy and Neuroscience
Lung Disease Research Laboratory Head of Laboratory Professor Gary P Anderson Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Lynch laboratory: Basic and clinical myology Head of Laboratory Professor Gordon Lynch
Physiology
Mazzone laboratory: Respiratory Sensory Neuroscience Head of Research Group Associate Professor Stuart Mazzone
Anatomy and Neuroscience
Modelling sensory neuron-epithelial interactions Project Leader Associate Professor Stuart Mazzone Anatomy and Neuroscience
Novel technique to determine the pKA of clonidine at prejunctional α2-adrenoceptors in sympathetic transmission Project Leader Professor James Angus Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Pathogenesis of chronic lung disease Head of Laboratory Dr Michelle Hansen
Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Preclinical pharmacology – cardiovascular efficacy and safety R&D Project Leader Associate Professor Christine Wright Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Reassessment of α1-adrenoceptor mechanism in artery contraction: role of ATP and pannexin channels Project Leader Professor James Angus Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Steroid hormones and heart failure – sex perspectives Project Leader Professor Lea Delbridge Physiology
Stroud laboratory: Mitochondrial Systems Biology Head of Research Group Dr David Stroud
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
The cardiovascular pharmacology of snake venoms from Papua New Guinea and Australia Project Leader Associate Professor Christine Wright Pharmacology and Therapeutics
The innate immune system in the respiratory tract Project Leader Professor David Jackson Microbiology and Immunology
The link between cardiovascular disease and neurodegeneration – focus on Alzheimer’s disease Project Leader Associate Professor Christine Wright Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Transcriptional profiling of sensory neurons Project Leader Associate Professor Stuart Mazzone Anatomy and Neuroscience
Trovafloxacin – an antibiotic with additional properties Project Leader Professor James Angus Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Wright laboratory: Cardiovascular Therapeutics Unit Head of Laboratory Associate Professor Christine E Wright
Pharmacology and Therapeutics

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