About

Name

Andrew Braun

University

University of Calgary

Website

libin.ucalgary.ca/content/dr-andrew-p-braun

Email

[email protected]

Research Keywords

vascular biology, myogenic tone, ion channels, nitric oxide, endothelium

Additional Information

Lab Methodologies
  • pressure myography
  • live cell imaging
  • electrophysiology
  • molecular biology
  • protein biochemistry

 

Apparatus
  • pressure myograph
  • patch clamp electrophysiology
  • single cell fluorescence imaging
Biographical Information

Our discovery-based research program focuses on vascular function in the cerebral and peripheral microcirculations.

Roles and Connections

Primary Role

Faculty

Most Cited Publications

Kyle BD, Braun AP, "The regulation of BK channel activity by pre- and post-translational modifications." Frontiers in physiology 5, (2014): 316
Harraz OF, Abd El-Rahman RR, Bigdely-Shamloo K, Wilson SM, Brett SE, Romero M, Gonzales AL, Earley S, Vigmond EJ, Nygren A, Menon BK, Mufti RE, Watson T, Starreveld Y, Furstenhaupt T, Muellerleile PR, Kurjiaka DT, Kyle BD, Braun AP, Welsh DG, "Ca(V)3.2 channels and the induction of negative feedback in cerebral arteries." Circulation research 115,7 (2014 Sep 12): 650-61
Mishra RC, Wulff H, Cole WC, Braun AP, "A pharmacologic activator of endothelial KCa channels enhances coronary flow in the hearts of type 2 diabetic rats." Journal of molecular and cellular cardiology 72, (2014 Jul): 364-73