Cardiac Symposium - Heart Signalling


10.30 Coffee welcome

11.00 Introduction by Chairman Professor David Paterson DPhil DSc (DPAG)

11.05 “Elucidating the role of the L-type calcium channel in excitability and energetics in the heart” – Professor Livia Hool PhD (UWA)

11.45 “Catecholaminergic cells in the heart” – Associate Professor Ming Lei MD DPhil (Pharmacology)

12.15-13.00 Lunch

13.00 “Thoughts on calcium in the heart: from a past DPhil student” – Professor David Eisner DPhil (Manchester)

13.40 “Trying to be super-relaxed about Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy” – Associate Professor Christopher Toepfer PhD (Cv Med)

13.55 “hiPSC induction of cardiac myocyte and sympathetic neuron and application” – Dr Ni Li MD (DPAG)

14.10 “cAMP nanodomain signalling in the heart” – Professor Manuela Zaccolo MD (DPAG)

14.45 Coffee

15.15 “Targeting cyclic nucleotide signaling pathway in the autonomic nervous system – A new frontier in the treatment of cardiovascular disease” – Dr Dan Li MD PhD (DPAG)

15.45 “Beyond negative inotropy: how acidity shapes slower-onset aspects of cardiac biology” – Professor Pawel Swietach DPhil (DPAG)

16.30 Drinks reception