David R. Bell, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Cellular and Integrative Physiology

B.S. Physiology and Biology: Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI

M.S. Physiology: Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Ph.D. Physiology and Biophysics: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Evaluation of vasoactive, vasoprotective and anti-oxidant properties of

phytochemicals (polyphenolics and anthocyanins) in isolated coronary


Analysis of mechanisms responsible for the protective effects of estrogen

against oxygen radical mediated injury of coronary arteries.

Study of the interaction of natural and phytoestrogens in arteries.

Vascular Smooth muscle physiology, pharmacology, and pathology

especially as related to the function of the endothelial nitric oxide system

in cardiovascular disease.

Hypertension, Coronary and peripheral circulations.

Fluid dynamics in the vasculature.

Course Director of Medical Physiology and Biophysics

Co-Course Director of Pharmacology

Developer and Instructor of Human Diseases-Cardiovascular Disease, an

online web course

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