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MUNTEAN M. Danina, MD, PhD, PharmD

Professor and Chair of Pathophysiology Department
"Victor Babeș" University of Medicine and Pharmacy,
Timișoara, RO
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Research Interests

  • NO signalling and interactions in vascular preparations
  • Role of mitochondria in cardiovascular protection
  • Effects of phytochemicals on mitochondria function

Selected Recent Publications

  • Sturza A, Leisegang MS., Babelova A, Schröder K, Benkhoff S, Loot AE, Fleming I, Schulz R, Muntean DM, Brandes RP, Monoamine oxidases are mediators of endothelial dysfunction in the mouse aorta, Hypertension 2013 Jul;62(1):140-6.
  • Duicu O, Juşcă C, Falniţă L, Mirică S, Maximov D, Firă-Mladinescu O, Muntean D. Substrate-specific impairment of mitochondrial respiration in permeabilized fibers from patients with coronary artery disease versus valvular disease. Mol Cell Biochem. 2013 Jul;379(1-2):229-34.
  • Duicu OM, Mirica SN, Gheorgheosu DE, Privistirescu AI, Fira-Mlădinescu O, Muntean DM. Ageing-induced decrease in cardiac mitochondrial function in healthy rats, Can J Physiol Pharmacol 2013, Aug;91(8):593-600.
  • Mirica SN, Duicu OM, Trancota SL, Fira-Mladinescu O, Angoulvant D, Muntean DM. Magnesium orotate elicits acute cardioprotection at reperfusion in isolated and in vivo rat hearts. Can J Physiol Pharmacol 2013 Feb;91(2):108-15.
  • Gheorgheosu D, Jung M, Schmid T, Oren B, Dehelean C, Muntean D, Brüne B. Betulinic acid suppresses NGAL-induced epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition in melanoma. Biol Chem. 2013 Jun;394(6):773-81.



POLICY STATEMENT: Biomedicine and Molecular Biosciences Action BM1005 is funded by COST, through its implementing agent the European Science Foundation.