Biodiscovery and Molecular Development of Therapeutics
James Cook University
Dr Lisa Chilton has been studying the cardiovascular system throughout her research career. She studied how the intestinal circulation was impared with cirrhosis of the liver, the role of ATP-sensitive potassium channels in cardiac stunning, the role of membrane potential in activation of white blood cells, the role of potassium channels in controling blood vessel diameter, and the electrophysiology of cardiac fibroblasts. She has degrees from the University of Calgary in Canada, and did a postdoctoral fellowship at Glasgow University in Scotland. She was also a visiting scientist in Pfizer's sexual health division in Sandwich, Kent, England, and in Professor Fran Ashcroft's lab in Oxford, England.
The cardiovascular system