Cardiovascular and Respiratory Physiology

Faculty in this Research Group

Name Research Interests Summary

E. Fiona Bailey, PhD

Respiration related regulation of the upper airway musculature Cardio-respiratory interactions Sleep disordered breathing Techniques for detecting respiratory stability

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.

Ralph F Fregosi, PhD

Neural control of respiratory muscles; control of breathing during sleep; influence of prenatal nicotine exposure on the respiratory control system.

Meredith Hay, PhD

Biophysical and cellular mechanisms underlying neurotransmitter modulation of sympathetic outflow and ultimately arterial blood pressure.