Section Editors

Section Board for 'Physiology' (28)

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Prof. Dr. Denis Noble
Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PT, UK
Interests: physiology; cardiology; evolutionary biology; computational biology
Prof. Dr. Michael Fromm
Section Associate Editor
Institute of Clinical Physiology/Nutritional Medicine, Charité—Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, 12203 Berlin, Germany
Interests: tight junctions and their proteins: claudin family, TAMP family, angulin family; functional properties: barriers and ion channels, water channels, claudin- and TAMP-mediated water transport, claudins of the kidney, tricellular tight junction; mechanisms: macromolecule permeation, drug absorption enhancers
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Prof. Dr. Pasquale Pagliaro
Section Associate Editor
Department of Clinical and Biological Sciences, University of Turin, 10043 Turin, Italy
Interests: coronary physiology; myocardial ischemia/Reperfusion injury
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Prof. Dr. Johannes Vogel
Institute of Veterinary Physiology, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 260, CH-8057 Zurich, Switzerland
Interests: cardiovascular; heart; CGRP; exercise physiology; microvessels
Prof. Dr. Yin Hua Zhang
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Department of Physiology & Biomedical Sciences, Ischemic/Hypoxic Disease Institutes, Seoul National University, College of Medicine, Seoul 03080, Korea
Interests: heart; redox regulation; pathophysiology
Dr. Robert W. Grange
Department of Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA
Interests: Duchenne muscular dystrophy; myotubular myopathy; neuromuscular diseases; muscle progenitors; mathematical models of muscle function; tendinopathies
Prof. Dr. William J. Lehman
Department of Physiology & Biophysics, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Interests: actin; myosin; tropomyosin; troponin; muscle structure; muscle regulation
Prof. Dr. Frédéric Becq
Laboratoire Signalisation et Transports Ioniques Membranaires (STIM), University of Poitiers, 86000 Poitiers, France
Interests: lung physiology; epithelial physiology; secretion; ionic channels; chloride channels; CFTR; pharmacology; cystic fibrosis; lung diseases
Dr. Qing-Hui Chen
Department of Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology, Michigan Technological University, Student Development Complex, Room 203A, 1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, MI 49931, USA
Interests: autonomic control of cardiovascular function; central neural mechanisms of cardiovascular diseases
Prof. Dr. Paul S. Cooke
Department of Physiological Sciences, University of Florida, 1333 Center Dr., Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
Interests: estrogen receptor; androgen receptor; male reproductive tract; female reproductive tract; steroid re-ceptors; membrane steroid receptors; prostate; testis; uterus
Prof. Dr. Fevzi Daldal
103B Carolyn Lynch Laboratory, Department of Biology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Interests: cytochrome and cytochrome complexes structure function regulation; maturation and biogenesis
Prof. Dr. Hiranmoy Das
Department of Biomedical Sciences, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Amarillo, TX 79106, USA
Interests: gamma delta T cells; stem cells; KLF2; myeloid cells; autophagy
Dr. Anne Delextrat
Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford OX3 0BP, UK
Interests: injury prevention; team sport athletes; strength and conditioning; torque development; isokinetic dynamometry
Dr. Martino V. Franchi
Department of Biomedical Sciences, Institute of Physiology, University of Padova, 35121 Padova, Italy
Interests: skeletal muscle plasticity; eccentric contractions; mechanotransduction; muscle architecture;muscle ultrasound imaging; muscle and tendon adaptations to loading and unloading; muscle disuse; ageing; resistance training in healthy and ageing populations
Dr. Paulo Gentil
Faculty of Physical Education and Dance, Federal University of Goias, Goiânia 74605-080, Brazil
Interests: physical activity; physical exercise; rehabilitation; exercise physiology; exercise and chronic diseases; overweight/obesity; ageing; muscle strength; muscle hypertrophy; resistance training; interval training
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Dr. Maria Angeles Gomez-Niño
Departamento de Biología Celular, Histología y Farmacología, Universidad de Valladolid, 47005 Valladolid, Spain
Interests: carotid body; chemoreceptors; hypoxia; intermittent hypoxia
Prof. Dr. Nandu Goswami
Division of Physiology, Otto Loewi Research Center for Vascular Biology, Immunology and Inflammation, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerpl. 2, 8036 Graz, Austria
Interests: cardiovascular system; heart rate variability; gravitational adaptation
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Prof. Dr. Dorothee Günzel
Institute of Clinical Physiology/Nutritional Medicine, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, 12203 Berlin, Germany
Interests: epithelial transport physiology; epithelial barriers; tight junction; electrophysiology; impedance spectroscopy
Dr. Ignacio Ruiz-Jarabo
Department of Animal Physiology, Faculty of Biological Sciences, University Complutense, E28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: cephalopods; crustaceans; elasmobranchs; physiology; stress; teleosts; welfare
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Dr. Melvin Khee Shing Leow
Clinical Nutrition Research Centre (CNRC), Singapore Institute for Clinical Sciences (SICS), Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and National University Health System, Singapore 117599, Singapore
Interests: diabetes; metabolic physiology; adipocyte biology; math modeling; thyroidology
Dr. Andrea Moriondo
Dipartimento di Medicina e Chirurgia, Università degli Studi dell’Insubria Scuola di Medicina, 71 I-21100 Varese, Italy
Interests: microcirculation; lymphatic vessel; lymph formation; electrophysiology
Prof. Dr. Surya Nauli
Department of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chapman University School of Pharmacy, 9401 Jeronimo Road; Suite 272, Irvine, CA 92618-1908, USA
Interests: primary cilium; vascular diseases; polycystic kidney diseases; ciliopathy; ciliotherapy; nanoparticles
Prof. Dr. Carlo Reggiani
Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Padova, Via Marzolo 3 ‐ 35131 Padova, Italy
Interests: muscle physiology and pathophysiology; intracellular calcium dynamics; myosin isoforms and chemo-mechanical transduction; response to resistance training; adaptation to disuse; muscle function decline with aging
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Prof. Dr. Michael J. Ryan
Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS 39216, USA
Interests: hypertension; vascular function; pregnancy; preeclampsia; autoimmunity; renal disease
Dr. Tetsuya Shiuchi
Department of Integrative Physiology, Tokushima University, Tokushima, Japan
Interests: exercise physiology; environmental physiology; behavior; endocrinology and metabolism
Prof. Rebecca A. Simmons
1. Center for Research on Reproduction and Women' Health, Perelman School of Medicine, The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
2. Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Interests: islet biology; fetal programming of adult disease; epigenetics; fetal physiology
Prof. Dr. Mathilakath M. Vijayan
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4, Canada
Interests: stress physiology; glucocorticoid gignalling; endocrine disruption; cellular stress response; fish toxicology; corticosteroid receptors; zebrafish systems
Dr. Quan Zhang
Radcliffe Department of Medicine, Churchill Hospital, Oxford University, Oxford OX3 7LE, UK
Interests: pancreatic islets; somatostatin; glucagon; cytosolic calcium; exocytosis
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