Department of Biophysics and Functional Diagnostics.
Mikhail B. Baskakov MD, PhD, DMSci
Graduate of the Medical Faculty of Tomsk Medical Institute
Doctor of Medical Sciences
Membership in Scientific Academies and other scientific titles:
Russian Society of Physiologists
phone: +7 3822 420954
Main Scientific Directions of the Department
Intracellular and intercellular signaling
Developed Sections and Directions of Scientific Research
Study of the mechanisms by which ion transport and intercellular signalling systems operate excitation-contraction coupling in vascular and visceral smooth muscle cells.
Supervisor: Prof. Mikhail B. Baskakov;
The mechanisms of NO-dependent regulation of electrical and contractile activity in smooth muscles.
Supervisor: Prof. Igor V. Kovalev;
Physiological and pathophysiological mechanisms in the regulation of contractile activity in pulmonary vessels and airways.
Supervisor: Prof. Leonid V. Kapilevich;
The role of second messengers in the regulation of Ca2+-activated K+ channels from erythrocytes.
Supervisor: Prof. Irina V. Petrova.
Studying the contractile regulation of smooth muscles from respiratory tract and pulmonary artery.
Supervisor: Dr. Alexey V. Nosarev;
Examination of the role of cell volume and cell volume-sensitive ion transport in the regulation of vascular smooth muscle functions.
Supervisor: Dr. Yana J. Anfinogenova;
Involvement of cytoskeleton elements in the contractile regulation of vascular smooth muscle cells.
Supervisor: Dr. Alexander A. Kilin;
Participation in International Projects and Joint Research (Project title and Partners):
Joint research project on cell volume-sensitive ion transport in vascular smooth muscle cells.
Prof. Sergej N. Orlov
University of Montreal Hospital (CHUM-Hotel-Dieu),