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New insight into the pharmacology of a therapeutic ion channel target

A new paper, published by the Tammaro lab in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), shines new light on potential sites for pharmacological intervention within TMEM16A channels.

J Harold Burn (1892-1981)

A world-leading pharmacologist who built up the Department

New BHF study offers potential of new clinical options for cardiac treatment

A new study, led by Professor Kim Dora in association with Professor Raimondo Ascione at the University of Bristol, has shown abnormalities in the tiny blood vessels of human hearts which cannot be detected by current heart scans. Poor myogenic (automatic) tone, where blood flow in these vessels is abnormal, is thought to develop independent of disease in the larger arteries, which can be treated using stents or bypass surgeries.

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