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Researcher

Pieter-Jan Guns

  • Research interest:Cardiovascular research with focus on investigating arterial stiffness (and its relation to atherosclerosis).
  • Keywords:PURINERGIC RECEPTORS, ATHEROSCLEROSIS, LOW DENSITY LIPOPROTEIN, ARTERIAL STIFFNESS, ANTIHYPERTENSION, Pharmacy and pharmacology
  • Disciplines:Cardiac and vascular medicine, Biomarker discovery and evaluation, Drug discovery and development, Medicinal products, Pharmaceutics, Pharmacognosy and phytochemistry, Pharmacology, Pharmacotherapy, Toxicology and toxinology, Other pharmaceutical sciences
  • Research techniques:in vivo: ECG, blood pressure, PWV, echocardiography, PV-loops; in vitro: fully equipped cell culture lab; ex vivo: organ baths (including oscillating isometric/isobaric transducers), wire myograph, flow myograph, immunohistochemistry and various molecular analyses
  • Users of research expertise:pharmaceutical industry