University of Otago.Department of Physiology.Department of Physiology.

Fronius Lab

Dr Martin Fronius

Martin Fronius

Senior Lecturer

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 471 6081
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: martin.fronius@otago.ac.nz

Member of Cardiovascular & Respiratory Physiology and Membrane & Ion Transport.

Research interests

Research in my lab focuses on the function and regulation of ion channels with particular emphasis on:

Clinical conditions and Keywords

Hypertension, Cardiovascular disease, Pulmonary oedema, Cystic fibrosis, pain/touch sensation, epithelial Na+ channel (ENaC), CFTR, mechanotransduction

Expertise

Technical expertise of the lab: Electrophysiology (patch-clamp, Ussing chamber, microelectrode recordings); Pressure myography; Electron microscopy.

Projects

Current funding

Lab personnel

Dr Zoe Ashley

Zoe Ashley

Jan-Peter Baldin

Jan-Peter Baldin

Vikash Kumar

Vikash Kumar

Pinky  Lal

Pinky Lal

Asha Mamgain

Asha Mamgain

Sama Mugloo

Sama Mugloo

Puja Paudel

Puja Paudel

Eugene Saw

Eugene Saw

Claire Twyman

Claire Twyman


Selected publications

Reviews

Teaching

Dr Zoe Ashley

Zoe Ashley

Research Fellow

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 4703415
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: zoe.ashley@otago.ac.nz

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Jan-Peter Baldin

Jan-Peter Baldin

PhD Student

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 479 6371
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: balja072@student.otago.ac.nz

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Vikash Kumar

Vikash Kumar

PhD Student

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 479 6371
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: shavi569@student.otago.ac.nz

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Pinky Lal

Pinky Lal

MSc Student

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: lalpi755@student.otago.ac.nz

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Asha Mamgain

Asha Mamgain

BBBiomedSc (Hons)

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 479 4215
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: mamas785@student.otago.ac.nz

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Sama Mugloo

Sama Mugloo

PhD Student

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 479 6371
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: mugsa771@student.otago.ac.nz

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Puja Paudel

Puja Paudel

PhD Student

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 479 7316
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: paupu014@student.otago.ac.nz

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Eugene Saw

Eugene Saw

PhD Student

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 479 7512
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: saweu240@student.otago.ac.nz

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Claire Twyman

Claire Twyman

BBiomedSc (Hons)

Department of Physiology
Otago School of Medical Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 913
Dunedin
New Zealand

Phone: 479 4215
Fax: +64 3 479 7323

Email: twycl239@student.otago.ac.nz

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Physiology not only taught me lifelong skills which I can apply to daily situations, it has also given me many new and interesting ideas in writing novels.

Iun Kao - 3rd year BSc (Physiology) student