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Dr Amelia Power

PositionPostdoctoral Fellow
DepartmentDepartment of Physiology
Research summaryHeart disease/physiology

Research

My current research in the Erickson Lab investigates how nitric oxide modulates Ca2+/calmodulin-dependent kinase II (CaMKII) within cardiomyocytes. CaMKII

Publications

Power, A. S., Norman, R., Jones, T. L. M., Hickey, A. J., & Ward, M.-L. (2019). Mitochondrial function remains impaired in the hypertrophied right ventricle of pulmonary hypertensive rats following short duration metoprolol treatment. PLoS ONE, 14(4), e0214740. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0214740

Power, A. S., Hickey, A. J., Crossman, D. J., Loiselle, D. S., & Ward, M.-L. (2018). Calcium mishandling impairs contraction in right ventricular hypertrophy prior to overt heart failure. Pflügers Archiv: European Journal of Physiology, 470(7), 1115-1126. doi: 10.1007/s00424-018-2125-0

Pham, T., Tran, K., Mellor, K. M., Hickey, A., Power, A., Ward, M.-L., … Loiselle, D. (2017). Does the intercept of the heat–stress relation provide an accurate estimate of cardiac activation heat? Journal of Physiology, 595(14), 4725-4733. doi: 10.1113/JP274174

Shen, X., Kaur, S., Power, A., Williams, L. Z. J., & Ward, M.-L. (2016). Positive inotropic effect of prostaglandin F2α in rat ventricular trabeculae. Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology, 68(1), 81-88. doi: 10.1097/FJC.0000000000000392

Power, A. S. C., Pham, T., Loiselle, D. S., Crossman, D. H., Ward, M.-L., & Hickey, A. J. (2016). Impaired ADP channeling to mitochondria and elevated reactive oxygen species in hypertensive hearts. American Journal of Physiology: Heart & Circulatory Physiology, 310(11), H1649-H1657. doi: 10.1152/ajpheart.00050.2016

Journal - Research Article

Power, A. S., Norman, R., Jones, T. L. M., Hickey, A. J., & Ward, M.-L. (2019). Mitochondrial function remains impaired in the hypertrophied right ventricle of pulmonary hypertensive rats following short duration metoprolol treatment. PLoS ONE, 14(4), e0214740. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0214740

Power, A. S., Hickey, A. J., Crossman, D. J., Loiselle, D. S., & Ward, M.-L. (2018). Calcium mishandling impairs contraction in right ventricular hypertrophy prior to overt heart failure. Pflügers Archiv: European Journal of Physiology, 470(7), 1115-1126. doi: 10.1007/s00424-018-2125-0

Pham, T., Tran, K., Mellor, K. M., Hickey, A., Power, A., Ward, M.-L., … Loiselle, D. (2017). Does the intercept of the heat–stress relation provide an accurate estimate of cardiac activation heat? Journal of Physiology, 595(14), 4725-4733. doi: 10.1113/JP274174

Shen, X., Kaur, S., Power, A., Williams, L. Z. J., & Ward, M.-L. (2016). Positive inotropic effect of prostaglandin F2α in rat ventricular trabeculae. Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology, 68(1), 81-88. doi: 10.1097/FJC.0000000000000392

Power, A. S. C., Pham, T., Loiselle, D. S., Crossman, D. H., Ward, M.-L., & Hickey, A. J. (2016). Impaired ADP channeling to mitochondria and elevated reactive oxygen species in hypertensive hearts. American Journal of Physiology: Heart & Circulatory Physiology, 310(11), H1649-H1657. doi: 10.1152/ajpheart.00050.2016

Power, A., Pearson, N., Pham, T., Cheung, C., Phillips, A., & Hickey, A. (2014). Uncoupling of oxidative phosphorylation and ATP synthase reversal within the hyperthermic heart. Physiological Reports, 2(9), e12138. doi: 10.14814/phy2.12138

Pham, T., Loiselle, D., Power, A., & Hickey, A. J. R. (2014). Mitochondrial inefficiencies and anoxic ATP hydrolysis capacities in diabetic rat heart. American Journal of Physiology: Cell Physiology, 307(6), C499-C507. doi: 10.1152/ajpcell.00006.2014

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