Student theses

Making discoveries

Our grad students are doing world-class research that pushes the boundaries of physiology and biophysics. Find out what they’ve done lately.

Recent theses

Student Defended Thesis Supervisor
Pooja Krishnaswamy MSc (2014) Impaired Autonomic Regulation of the Sinoatrial Node in Diabetes Mellitus
Robert Rose
Sarah MacLeod MSc (2014) Effects of Wildtype and Mutant Forms of Atrial Natriuretic Peptide on L-Type Calcium Current in Mouse Atrial Myocytes
Robert Rose
Walaa Alshafie MSc (2013) Regulation of CFTR Endocytosis by the Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide: Role of PKC Epsilon
Valerie Chappe
Arun Govindapillai MSc (2013) Protecting the Aged Heart During Cardiac Surgery: Use of Del Nido Carioplegia Provides Superior Functional Recovery in Isolated Hearts
Stacy O'Blenes
Jeanne Egar MSc (2013) Cardioprotective Effect of Sodium-Calcium Exchange Inhibition in Cardioplegic Arrest by SEA0400
Stacy O'Blenes
Kimberly Vella MSc (2013) Natriuretic Peptides Modulate Heart Rate, Electrical Conduction and Arrythmogenesis In Vivo Robert Rose
Julie Levesque MSc (2013) The Analysis of Brn3a and Thyl-CFP as Potential Markers of Retinal Ganglion Cells After Optic Nerve Injury in Mice Balwantry Chauhan