Associate Professor Gemma Figtree
E25 - Royal North Shore Hospital
PhD and Masters' project opportunities
Protecting the heart from ischaemia-reperfusion injury: a new role for FXYD proteins?
Application of novel molecular imaging techniques to the study of cardiovascular disease
Application of diffusion tensor imaging techniques to study myocardial disarray in cardiac disease
United Kingdom. (Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Oxford.) Investigating the influence of novel genetic variants in the estrogen receptor alpha gene on endothelial function, cholesterol levels and cardiovascular events, in collaboration with Professors Hugh Watkins and Keith Channon.
Switzerland. (Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Lausanne, Switzerland) Working with Professor Kaethi Geering and Dr Stephanie Bibert to identify the candidate cysteine residue on the beta 1 subunit of Na+-K+ pump subunit that mediates its oxidative regulation..
United Kingdom. (Cardiac Medicine, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College, London) Longstanding collaboration with Professor Peter Collins, with a focus on estrogen and related sex-steroids actions on the vasculature..
Denmark. (Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Aarhus University, Denmark) Collaboration with Professor Flemming Cornelius, investigating the effect of oxidative signals on Na+-K+ ATPase kinetics..