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Heart /Cardiovascular Disease

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Dr Paul Bridgman (Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch)

Broken heart syndrome; Stress cardiomyopathy; Earthquakes and the heart; Heart attack; Echocardiography
Work: 64 3 364 0640

Professor Vicky Cameron (Christchurch Heart Institute, University of Otago, Christchurch)

Genetic factors contributing to heart disease (heart attacks and heart failure); Defining genetic markers for predicting susceptibility to and progression of heart disease in the population, including both Maori and non-Maori
Work: 64 3 364 1210

Emeritus Professor Robin Fraser (Pathology, University of Otago, Christchurch)

Atherosclerosis, cholesterol and the liver

Associate Professor Greg Jones (Surgical Sciences, Dunedin School of Medicine)

Cardiovascular genetics; Risk factors for cardiovascular disease; Population screening for vascular diseases; Abdominal aortic aneurysm; Vascular histopathology; Population epigenetics
Work: 64 3 474 0999 x 58849

Dr Pete Jones (Physiology)

Cardiac physiology; Heart failure; Cardiac arrhythmias; Molecular and cellular mechanisms of heart disease; Treatment of arrhythmia
Work: 64 3 479 3548

Dr Regis Lamberts (Physiology)

Cardiac function; Coronary circulation; Obesity; Diabetes; Isolated cardiac muscle/heart; AMPK enzyme; Adrenergic signaling/receptors; Calcium handling
Work: 64 3 479 3547

Associate Professor Peter Larsen (Surgery and Anaesthesia, University of Otago, Wellington)

Acute coronary syndromes; Clinical cardiology,; Cardiovascular disease; Resuscitation
Work: 64 4 918 5103

Dr Sandy Mandic (School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences)

Physical activity and health; Built environment and active transport to school; Cardiac rehabilitation; Clinical exercise physiology
Work: 64 3 479 5415

Associate Professor Stewart Mann (Medicine, University of Otago, Wellington)

Cardiovascular medicine and practice; Cardiovascular risk; Hypertension; Cardiac biomarkers | Mobile: 64 27 446 5256

Professor Jim Mann

Coronary heart disease; Diabetes; Diet and blood lipids; Modification of the obesogenic environment; Research and clinical work in the fields of nutrition, lipids and carbohydrates as they relate to diabetes, coronary heart disease and obesity
Work: 64 3 479 7719 | Mobile: 64 21 678 925

Associate Professor Suetonia Palmer (Medicine, University of Otago,Christchurch)

Systematic review of healthcare interventions; Assessing healthcare technologies; Meta-analysis in medicine Evidence quality in research ; Novel techniques for summarizing evidence ; Kidney and cardiovascular health
Work: 64 3 364 0903 | Mobile: 64 21 626 008

Dr Barry Palmer (Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch)

Human genetics ; Genetics of Heart Disease; Microbial Genetics
Work: 64 3 364 0543

Professor Mark Richards (Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch)

Heart Failure; Regulation of the circulation in health and disease; Hypertension - High blood Pressure
Work: 64 3 364 1117

Associate Professor Ivan Sammut (Pharmacology and Toxicology)

Cardiovascular/renal pharmacology; Surgical Modelling of Disease; Ischaemic injury (injury from inadequate blood flow); Cardio-protection pharmacology; Renal-protection; Stroke injury; Gaseous molecule pharmacology
Work: 64 3 479 5298

Associate Professor Tim Yandle (Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch)

Cardiovascular peptide hormones - especially the natriuretic peptides ANP, BNP and CNP
Work: 64 3 364 0895

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