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Personal details
Name Professor Andrew Halestrap
Job title Senior Research Fellow in Biochemistry
Emeritus Professor
Department School of Biochemistry University of Bristol
School of Biochemistry University of Bristol
Personal web page http://www.bris.ac.uk/biochemistry/research/aph.html
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Qualifications MA(Cantab), PhD, DSc(Bristol), FMedSci
Professional details
Membership of professional bodies The Biochemical Society
The American Heart Association
The International Society for Heart Research
The British Society for Cardiovascular Research
Keywords mitochondria
heart
ischaemia / reperfusion injury
metabolism
lactate
transport
cell death
biochemistry
Areas of expertise The regulation of metabolism, especially mitochondrial.
The role of mitochondria in cell death, especially of the heart following ischaemia and reperfusion. This work extends from isolated molecules through organelles to organs.
The transport of lactate and pyruvate across the mitochondrial and plasma membrane - both structural studies on the proteins involved and their regulation.