Structural studies on normal and DCM hearts
Comparison of the intercalated disc structure in dilated cardiomyopathies. In collaboration with colleagues Dr Elisabeth Ehler (King’s) and Dr Irina Agarkova (Zurich).
Location of spectrin associated membrane cytoskeletal proteins in normal and diseased hearts.
3D Ultrastructure of the transitional region between myofibril and intercalated disc in normal and DCM heart.
Cytoskeletal proteins 4.1 in myocardial structure and function of normal and diseased hearts
Functional and biochemical studies on hearts deficient in Protein 4.1R in collaboration with Dr Anthony Baines (University of Kent) and Dr Cesare Terracciano (Imperial College).