Ye Chen-Izu

uc davis biomedical engineering professor ye chen-izu

Position Title
Professor

Unit
Biomedical Engineering
Pharmacology
Internal Medicine/Cardiology


Bio
Heart failure, cardiac arrhythmias, bioelectricity, calcium signaling, biomechanics 

Dr. Chen-Izu’s interdisciplinary team combines molecular and cellular biology, biochemistry, biophysics and mathematical modelling to advance fundamental research into heart disease mechanisms. The group develops innovative technologies and uses state-of-the-art methods to investigate dynamic systems –bioelectrical, calcium signaling and biomechanical systems -- that control cardiac function. They aim to gain in-depth understanding of the molecular dynamics that lead to heart diseases and to develop new drug therapies to combat cardiac arrhythmias and heart failure.

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