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