Cardiovascular and Respiratory Physiology

Faculty in this Research Group

Name Research Interests Summary Bio5 Links Links
E. Fiona Bailey Respiration related regulation of the upper airway musculature Cardio-respiratory interactions Sleep disordered breathing Techniques for detecting respiratory stability Fiona Bailey Lab Photos
Ann Baldwin, PhD Effects of environmental stress on animal physiology and behavior; Efficacy of energy healing in changing physiological measures; Use of Biofeedback with Parkinsons' patients, athletes and children.
Scott Boitano, PhD Cell-Cell communication in airway epithelium; Pathogen-Host interaction in the airway; Arsenic effects on the airway epithelium; Wound repair of the airway epithelium.
Heddwen L. Brooks, PhD Sex differences in T cell mediated hypertension, role of estrogen in development of postmenopausal hypertension
Janis Burt, PhD Gap-junction channel function and regulation; mechanistic basis for contribution of gap junctions to 1) controlled cell proliferation and 2) coordinated function of the heart and blood vessels in health and disease states. Janis Burt Lab Photos
Ralph F Fregosi Neural control of respiratory muscles; control of breathing during sleep; influence of prenatal nicotine exposure on the respiratory control system. Ralph Fregosi Lab Photos
Robert Gore, PhD Mechanical properties of microcirculatory vessels; regulations of the peripheral circulation and transcapillary fluid exchange.
Henk L. Granzier, PhD Muscle structure and function.
Meredith Hay Biophysical and cellular mechanisms underlying neurotransmitter modulation of sympathetic outflow and ultimately arterial blood pressure. Meredith Hay's Lab
John Konhilas The effect of environmental and genetic factors on the energetics of muscle contraction.
Ronald M Lynch Microscopic imaging and spectroscopy; metabolism and stimulus-response coupling in muscle and insulin-secreting cells.
Ayako Makino, PhD Coronary and Pulmonary Endothelial Functions in Pathological State.
Timothy Secomb Mathematical aspects of microcirculation and blood rheology; physiological fluid mechanics.
Alex Simon In vivo functions of gap-junction intercellular channels.
Jason X.-J. Yuan, MD, PhD "Pathogenic mechanisms of pulmonary vascular disease; ion channel electrophysiology; and Ca2+ signaling"