Examination of the subcellular processes involved in excitation-contraction coupling of cardiac muscle using biophysical and biochemical techniques. Methodologies include fluorescence microscopy, electrophysiology and confocal imaging.
2001 - 2005: British Heart Foundation - Project Grants Committee
Invited International Presentations
2004: The International Society for Cardiovascular Research Symposium - Heart failure, disorders of Ca handling
2004: Trondheim, Norway - "Cellular Biology of Exercise Training in Cardiovascular Disease"
2004: The British Society for Cardiovascular Research meeting - Integrative cardiovascular pathophysiology in gene-modified models.
2004: Lundsbrunn Spa, Sweden - Scandinavian Physiological Society Meeting on: Transport and membrane trafficking in cells
2002: Lillehamer, Norway - Annual meeting of the Norwegian Cardiology Society
2002: London, England - The British Society for Cardiovascular Research meeting on: Ion Channels and Transporters in Cardiovascular cell growth
2002: London, England - The Physiological Society on: Cardiac electrophysiology, heterogeneity in the heart
2002: Cavalese, Italy - 12th International Symposium on Calcium-Binding Proteins and Calcium Function in Health and Disease
2002: London, England - The Physiological Society Symposium on the Athletes Heart
Prizes, Awards and Distinctions
2005: Physiological Society, G.L. Brown Prize Lecture
Professional Learned Society
2003 - ongoing: British Cardiac Society - Member
1995 - ongoing: British Society for Cardiovascular Research - Member
1993 - ongoing: Biophysical Society - USA - Member
1986 - ongoing: Physiological Society - Grants Subcommittee 1999-2005, Dale and Rushton Fund Co-treasurer 1999-2005, Further Education Subcommittee 1999-2002, Memberships Committee (Chair) 2002-05, Council Member 1998-2004