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Martin Laasmaa

Postdoctoral fellow

Louch group

Education

PhD in Engineering Physics at Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia (2016)

Academic interests

Arrangement and function of ryanodine receptors and L-type Ca2+ channels in cardiomyocytes in health and disease

Research area

  • Advanced light microscopy
  • Electrophysiology
  • Excitation contraction coupling
  • Heart failure
  • Imaging

Latest publications

Frisk M, Le C, Shen X, Røe ÅT, Hou Y, Manfra O, Silva GJJ, van Hout I, Norden ES, Aronsen JM, Laasmaa M, Espe EKS, Zouein FA, Lambert RR, Dahl CP, Sjaastad I, Lunde IG, Coffey S, Cataliotti A, Gullestad L, Tønnessen T, Jones PP, Altara R, Louch WE (2021)
Etiology-Dependent Impairment of Diastolic Cardiomyocyte Calcium Homeostasis in Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction
J Am Coll Cardiol, 77 (4), 405-419
PubMed 33509397 DOI 10.1016/j.jacc.2020.11.044
Rubinstein J, Woo JG, Garcia AM, Alsaied T, Li J, Lunde PK, Moore RA, Laasmaa M, Sammons A, Mays WA, Miyamoto SD, Louch WE, Veldtman GR (2020)
Probenecid Improves Cardiac Function in Subjects with a Fontan Circulation and Augments Cardiomyocyte Calcium Homeostasis
Pediatr Cardiol, 41 (8), 1675-1688
PubMed 32770262 DOI 10.1007/s00246-020-02427-7
Tazmini K, Frisk M, Lewalle A, Laasmaa M, Morotti S, Lipsett DB, Manfra O, Skogestad J, Aronsen JM, Sejersted OM, Sjaastad I, Edwards AG, Grandi E, Niederer SA, Øie E, Louch WE (2020)
Hypokalemia Promotes Arrhythmia by Distinct Mechanisms in Atrial and Ventricular Myocytes
Circ Res, 126 (7), 889-906
PubMed 32070187 DOI 10.1161/CIRCRESAHA.119.315641