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
Date: 13 October 2022, 10:30 (Thursday, 1st week, Michaelmas 2022)
Venue: Sherrington Library, off Parks Road OX1 3PT
Speakers: Professor Livia Hool PhD (University of Western Australia), Associate Professor Ming Lei (Department of Pharmacology, University of Oxford), Professor David Eisner (University of Manchester), Associate Professor Christopher Toepfer (Oxford Cardiovascular Science, RDM, University of Oxford), Dr Ni Li MD (DPAG, University of Oxford), Professor Manuela Zaccolo MD (DPAG, University of Oxford), Dr Dan Li MD PhD (DPAG, University of Oxford), Professor Pawel Swietach (Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics (DPAG), University of Oxford)
Organising department: Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics (DPAG)
Organiser: Professor David Paterson (DPAG, University of Oxford)
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Host: Professor David Paterson (DPAG, University of Oxford)
Part of: Cardiac Sciences Theme Guest Speakers
Booking required?: Not required
Audience: Members of the University only
Editor: Talitha Smith