Areas of Expertise

  • Single ion channel gating
  • Cardiac channelopathies
  • Molecular biology
  • Calcium imaging


  1. & Calsequestrin interacts directly with the cardiac ryanodine receptor luminal domain. Journal of Cell Science, jcs.191643
  2. & Effect of flecainide derivatives on sarcoplasmic reticulum calcium release suggests a lack of direct action on the cardiac ryanodine receptor. British Journal of Pharmacology 173(15), 2446-2459.
  3. & Questioning flecainide's mechanism of action in the treatment of catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia. The Journal of Physiology 594(21), 6431-6432.
  4. & Unambiguous observation of blocked states reveals altered, blocker-induced, cardiac ryanodine receptor gating. Scientific Reports 6(1)
  5. & Dantrolene rescues aberrant N-terminus intersubunit interactions in mutant pro-arrhythmic cardiac ryanodine receptors. Cardiovascular Research 105(1), 118-128.

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