Professor Jamie Vandenberg

Professor Jamie Vandenberg1989 Menzies Scholar in Medicine

BSc (Med), University of Sydney
Cambridge – studying myocardial ischaemia and the mechanisms of pH regulation in the heart.
Oxford - studying Cellular Electrophysiology.

Current positions
Laboratory Head, Molecular Cardiology and Biophysics Division, Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute.
Conjoint appointments at the University of New South Wales (Faculty of Medicine) and University of Sydney (School of Molecular and Microbial Biosciences).

Career history
British Heart Foundation Basic Sciences Lectureship, Department of Biochemistry, Cambridge working on the integrated regulation of electrical activity in the heart and the molecular basis of arrhythmogenesis.

Areas of Professional Interest
Molecular basis of voltage sensing in cardiac ion channels with a particular emphasis on understanding how HERG K + channels work.

Wife, Margie, and two children.

April 2004