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William (Bill) Louch

Group Leader & Professor

Louch group

Email: w.e.louch@medisin.uio.no
Phone: +47 230 16793

Education
2001 PhD Pharmacology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
1997 BSc Chemistry/Neuroscience, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada

Positions
2018- Secretary General, The Scandinavian Physiological Society
2015- Professor of Medicine, IEMR
2015- Treasurer, Federation of European Physiological Sciences (FEPS),
2013- Head, Core Facility for Advanced Light Microscopy, OUH

Funding
– European Research Council Consolidator Grant
– Research Council of Norway Researcher Grant, Mobility Grant
– National Association for Public Health (2 postdoctoral grants)
– South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority (PhD student, postdoc grants)

Awards, committees and memberships
2020- Head of Organizing Committee –“Europhysiology” meeting in Copenhagen, 2022.
2018- Organizer, Cardiac Physiology Satellite Meeting, Europhysiology, London, UK.
2017- Partner, KG Jebsen Center for Cardiac Research
2015 Digitalis Pupurea Award for Research Excellence, University of Oslo Medical Faculty

Research area

  • Advanced light microscopy
  • Arrhythmias
  • Diastolic dysfunction
  • Electrophysiology
  • Excitation contraction coupling
  • Heart failure
  • Imaging

Latest publications

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Zhou J, Singh N, Monnier C, Marszalec W, Gao L, Jin J, Frisk M, Louch WE, Verma S, Krishnamurthy P, Nico E, Mulla M, Aistrup GL, Kishore R, Wasserstrom JA (2021)
Phosphatidylinositol-4,5-Bisphosphate Binding to Amphiphysin-II Modulates T-Tubule Remodeling: Implications for Heart Failure
Front Physiol, 12, 782767
PubMed 35002765 DOI 10.3389/fphys.2021.782767
Carlson CR, Aronsen JM, Bergan-Dahl A, Moutty MC, Lunde M, Lunde PK, Jarstadmarken H, Wanichawan P, Pereira L, Kolstad TRS, Dalhus B, Subramanian H, Hille S, Christensen G, Müller OJ, Nikolaev V, Bers DM, Sjaastad I, Shen X, Louch WE, Klussmann E, Sejersted OM (2021)
AKAP18δ Anchors and Regulates CaMKII Activity at Phospholamban-SERCA2 and RYR
Circ Res, 130 (1), 27-44
PubMed 34814703 DOI 10.1161/CIRCRESAHA.120.317976
Dibb KM, Louch WE, Trafford AW (2021)
Cardiac Transverse Tubules in Physiology and Heart Failure
Annu Rev Physiol
PubMed 34780259 DOI 10.1146/annurev-physiol-061121-040148
Setterberg IE, Le C, Frisk M, Perdreau-Dahl H, Li J, Louch WE (2021)
Corrigendum: The Physiology and Pathophysiology of T-Tubules in the Heart
Front Physiol, 12, 790227
PubMed 34764889 DOI 10.3389/fphys.2021.790227
Edwards AG, Mørk H, Stokke MK, Lipsett DB, Sjaastad I, Richard S, Sejersted OM, Louch WE (2021)
Sarcoplasmic Reticulum Calcium Release Is Required for Arrhythmogenesis in the Mouse
Front Physiol, 12, 744730
PubMed 34712150 DOI 10.3389/fphys.2021.744730
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