Research interests of the Department staff include:

Drug and Xenobiotic Metabolism

  • UDP glycosyltransferases (UGT) more info
  • In vitro and in silico models for the prediction of drug metabolism parameters in vivo more info
  • Structure-function relationships of UDP-glucuronosyltransferases and cytochromes P450 more info
  • Pharmacogenetics
  • Renal metabolism and toxicity of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
  • Interrelationships between xenobiotic and endogenous chemical metabolism

Cardiovascular Clinical Pharmacology and Pathophysiology

  • Effects of pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions on vascular and autonomic function
  • Cardiopulmonary and baroreflex regulation in health and disease
  • Syncope and carotid sinus syndrome: pathogenesis and treatment
  • Effects of different antihypertensive drugs on pulse pressure and central aortic pressure
  • Hypertension management
  • Affects of ageing on cardiovascular function

Muscle Biology

  • Muscle stem cells
  • Muscle disease and repair - therapeutics
  • Effects of ageing on muscle function