Cardiovascular & Respiratory Research

  • Examination of the signalling pathways involved in the regulation of vascular tone under physiological and pathological situations.
  • Mechanistic study of the vascular actions of clinically used drugs and natural products.
  • Investigation of the role of ion channels in the function of vascular smooth muscle and endothelial cells.
  • Examination of the physiology and pharmacology of nucleoside transporters and drug transporters in the cardiovascular system.
  • Pharmacology and development of novel anti-angiogenic agents.
  • Examination of the signalling pathways involved in the regulation of pulmonary function under physiological and pathological situations in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA), and the elucidation of potential therapeutic agents.
  • Mechanistic study of cellular effects of mesenchymal stem cells in the prevention and management of chronic airway diseases.
Principal Investigators