Cardiovascular and Respiratory Neurophysiology

Professor Alexander Gourine

Professor of Physiology and Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow

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Professor Alexander Gourine obtained his PhD in the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences (Moscow, Russia), received postdoctoral training in the US and the UK and joined the UCL Physiology Department in 2006 as Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow. He was awarded the Physiological Society’s Wellcome Trust Prize in the year 2004 for his contribution to understanding the mechanisms underlying chemosensory control of breathing. He is currently Professor of Physiology within the Department of Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology and together with Dr Stefan Trapp leads the UCL Centre for Cardiovascular and Metabolic Neuroscience. His research focuses on central nervous mechanisms of cardiovascular and respiratory control. He is also a Reviewing Editor of The Journal of Physiology.

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