Staff Profile:Professor Gavin Brooks

Name::
Position / Job Title:
Pro-Vice Chancellor / Professor of Cardiovascular Research
Responsibilities:
Pro-Vice Chancellor
Areas of Interest:

Cardiovascular disease, including heart failure and atherosclerosis, remains the most common cause of death in the Western world. In an effort to understand more clearly the cellular mechanisms that lead to heart failure and vascular disease, our laboratory is focussing on the mechanisms that control growth and proliferation of cardiovascular cells. Three main research areas currently are under investigation:

  • Intracellular controls of cardiac myocyte growth
  • Intracellular controls of vascular smooth muscle cell (VSMC) proliferation
Research groups / Centres:

Vascular function and pathophysiology

Genetics and cardiovascular health

Publications:

Contact Details

Email:
g.brooks@reading.ac.uk
Telephone:

+44 (0) 118 378 6363

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