Research projects - Physiology

• Mechanisms underlying connexin-mediated bystander cell death: the role of the cell death messenger IP3 and the ER-mitochondrial interface

• The role of connexin channels in the propagation of bystander cell death and inflammation between brain endothelial cells in response to glioma radiotherapy and photodynamic therapy

• Cell-cell communication in the neurogliovascular unit and blood-brain barrier dysfunction: a focus on endothelium-glia interactions and the role of calcium and connexin channels herein

• The role of connexin hemichannels as pro-arrhythmogenic substrate in chronic ischemia in the heart

• Role of mitochondrial connexins in cardiac pathophysiology