2012 SCA-IARS Starter Grant

Friederike Ursula Behmenburg, MD

Research Associate
Department of Anesthesiology
University Hospital Düsseldorf
Düsseldorf, Germany

Dr. Behmenburg’s Research

Does protection of the aged heart by targeting mitochondrial large conductance Ca2+- activated potassium channels improve long term hemodynamic performance?

Related Publications

Pharmacological options to protect the aged heart from ischemia and reperfusion injury by targeting the PKA-BK(Ca) signaling pathway.
Heinen A, Ströthoff M, Schmidt A, Stracke N, Behmenburg F, Bauer I, Hollmann MW, Huhn R.

The beneficial effects of many cardioprotective strategies including ischemic or pharmacological conditioning are reduced in the aged heart. The underlying reason(s) for the age-dependent loss of cardioprotection is unclear. Recently, we demonstrated that protein kinase A (PKA) dependent cardioprotection is lost in the aged heart…

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