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Cardiovascular Biology

Research at the College of Veterinary Medicine meets the clinical and research demands of human and animal health. Consistently ranked among the top veterinary colleges in the country, the College leads in scientific discovery. Faculty expertise focuses on the interface between scientific research and clinical practice as well as a commitment to animal and human health.

Faculty Index Faculty A-C Faculty D-L Faculty M-R Faculty S-Z

Faculty
Area of Interest
Limitations of the canine and equine respiratory system in health and disease; Control of breathing in cursorial mammals; Pulmonary immunology in equids; Respiratory system biology in equids
Central nervous system regulation; investigations employ the interdisciplinary approach of functional genomics; Basic mechanisms of function, control and signaling in the cardiovascular system in health and disease; understanding the molecular mechanisms underlying hypertension and heart failure and the
pregnancy-induced cardiovascular syndrome pre-eclampsia
Clinical cardiology; equine respiratory physiology; development and validation of methods of measuring fluid flow
Ion channels and their role in inflammatory response and pain sensation
Clinical cardiology; heart and valvular disease
Biomedical imaging; cellular excitation and relaxation; sarcoplasmic reticular calcium release channels; molecular processes underlying excitation-contraction coupling; sarcolemnal ion channels; molecular processes underlying cardiac stem cell and smooth muscle cell development and function
Clinical cardiology; heart disease; canine cardiac arrhythmias
Biomedical imaging; cellular excitation and relaxation; sarcoplasmic reticular calcium release channels; molecular processes underlying excitation-contraction coupling; sarcolemnal ion channels; molecular processes underlying cardiac stem cell and smooth muscle cell development and function
Cardiovascular Disease; vascular biology; blood pressure regulation
Clinical cardiology; heart disease; canine cardiac arrhythmias
Nonlinear dynamics of cardiac arrhythmia; physics and physiology of defibrillation; cardiac biomechanical imaging; computer modeling of the heart; dynamics of action potential propagation; cardiac ion channel dynamics
The biology of intracellular infection with emphasis on mycobacteria