Laboratory for integrative physiology

Laboratory for integrative physiology

Self-contained underwater breathing apparatus and breath-hold diving physiology.

Laboratory for integrative physiology

 Laboratorij za  integrativnu fiziologiju

Head of research group

prof.  Željko Dujić

Special interest in self-contained underwater breathing apparatus physiology, SCUBA and breath-hold diving physiology and related  acute and chronic effects such as increased hydrostatic pressure, hypoxia, hypercapnia, hypothermia and strenuous exercise. 
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1) Acute heat stress reduces biomarkers of endothelial activation but not macro- or microvascular dysfunction in cervical spinal cord injury.
Coombs GB, Barak OF, Phillips A, Mijacika T, Sarafis Z, H X Lee A, Squair JW, Bammert TD,
DeSouza NM, Gagnon D, Krassioukov AV, Dujic Z, DeSouza CA, Ainslie PN.
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2018 Dec 21. doi: 10.1152/ajpheart.00693.2018.

2)  Competitive apnea and its effect on the human brain: focus on the redox regulation of blood-brain barrier permeability and neuronal-parenchymal
Bain AR, Ainslie PN, Hoiland RL, Barak OF, Drvis I, Stembridge M, MacLeod DM, McEneny J,
Stacey BS, Tuaillon E, Marchi N, De Maudave AF, Dujic Z, MacLeod DB, Bailey DM.
FASEB J. 2018 Apr;32(4):2305-2314. doi: 10.1096/fj.201701031R. Epub 2018 Jan 5.

3) Oxygen therapy improves cerebral oxygen delivery and neurovascular function in hypoxaemic chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients.
Hoiland RL, Mladinov S, Barak OF, Willie CK, Mijacika T, Stembridge M, Dujic Z, Ainslie PN.
Exp Physiol. 2018 Aug;103(8):1170-1177. doi: 10.1113/EP086994.

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