Associate Professor Ian LeGrice
University of Auckland
Auckland Bioengineering Institute; Dept of Physiology
Dr LeGrice has a background in investigating the relationship between structure and function in the heart. This work has developed from the earlier focus on the normal, to investigating the effects of diseases, such as hypertension and myocardial infarction, on cardiac structure and function. Techniques used in this work are wide ranging, from extended volume confocal imaging, a novel development of the laboratory, to large and small animal chronic and acute experimental studies of cardiac structure and electrical and mechanical function and computer modelling approaches to analysis and interpretation.