Leighton T Izu

InstitutionUniversity of California Davis
Address1275 Med Sci Drive
CA 95616
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    Mechanics and Energetics in Cardiac Arrhythmias and Heart Failure
    NIH/NHLBI R13HL139086Feb 15, 2018 - Jan 31, 2019
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    Systems Approach to Understanding Cardiac Excitation-Contraction and Arrhythmias
    NIH/NHLBI R13HL110618Apr 1, 2012 - Mar 31, 2013
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    Sarcomere Length Shortening and the Destabilization of the Ca2+ Control System in
    NIH/NHLBI R01HL090880Jul 1, 2009 - Jun 30, 2014
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Calcium Waves in Atrial Cells
    NIH/NHLBI K25HL068704Jan 22, 2002 - Nov 30, 2006
    Role: Principal Investigator
    NIH/NHLBI F32HL009651May 31, 1997
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Hegyi B, Bányász T, Izu LT, Belardinelli L, Bers DM, Chen-Izu Y. ß-adrenergic regulation of late Na+ current during cardiac action potential is mediated by both PKA and CaMKII. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2018 Sep 18; 123:168-179. PMID: 30240676.
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    2. Zhang XD, Coulibaly ZA, Chen WC, Ledford HA, Lee JH, Sirish P, Dai G, Jian Z, Chuang F, Brust-Mascher I, Yamoah EN, Chen-Izu Y, Izu LT, Chiamvimonvat N. Coupling of SK channels, L-type Ca2+ channels, and ryanodine receptors in cardiomyocytes. Sci Rep. 2018 Mar 16; 8(1):4670. PMID: 29549309.
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    3. Hegyi B, Bossuyt J, Griffiths LG, Shimkunas R, Coulibaly Z, Jian Z, Grimsrud KN, Sondergaard CS, Ginsburg KS, Chiamvimonvat N, Belardinelli L, Varró A, Papp JG, Pollesello P, Levijoki J, Izu LT, Boyd WD, Bányász T, Bers DM, Chen-Izu Y. Complex electrophysiological remodeling in postinfarction ischemic heart failure. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 Mar 27; 115(13):E3036-E3044. PMID: 29531045.
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    4. Hegyi B, Bossuyt J, Ginsburg KS, Mendoza LM, Talken L, Ferrier WT, Pogwizd SM, Izu LT, Chen-Izu Y, Bers DM. Altered Repolarization Reserve in Failing Rabbit Ventricular Myocytes: Calcium and ß-Adrenergic Effects on Delayed- and Inward-Rectifier Potassium Currents. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2018 Feb; 11(2):e005852. PMID: 29437761.
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    5. Coulibaly Z, Chen-Izu Y, Izu LT. Avoiding phantasms. Cardiovasc Res. 2017 Dec 01; 113(14):1703-1704. PMID: 29036639.
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    6. Sirish P, Ledford HA, Timofeyev V, Thai PN, Ren L, Kim HJ, Park S, Lee JH, Dai G, Moshref M, Sihn CR, Chen WC, Timofeyeva MV, Jian Z, Shimkunas R, Izu LT, Chiamvimonvat N, Chen-Izu Y, Yamoah EN, Zhang XD. Action Potential Shortening and Impairment of Cardiac Function by Ablation of Slc26a6. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2017 Oct; 10(10). PMID: 29025768.
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    7. Hegyi B, Horváth B, Váczi K, Gönczi M, Kistamás K, Ruzsnavszky F, Veress R, Izu LT, Chen-Izu Y, Bányász T, Magyar J, Csernoch L, Nánási PP, Szentandrássy N. Ca2+-activated Cl- current is antiarrhythmic by reducing both spatial and temporal heterogeneity of cardiac repolarization. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2017 Aug; 109:27-37. PMID: 28668303.
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    8. Chen-Izu Y, Izu LT. Mechano-chemo-transduction in cardiac myocytes. J Physiol. 2017 Jun 15; 595(12):3949-3958. PMID: 28098356.
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    9. Chiamvimonvat N, Chen-Izu Y, Clancy CE, Deschenes I, Dobrev D, Heijman J, Izu L, Qu Z, Ripplinger CM, Vandenberg JI, Weiss JN, Koren G, Banyasz T, Grandi E, Sanguinetti MC, Bers DM, Nerbonne JM. Potassium currents in the heart: functional roles in repolarization, arrhythmia and therapeutics. J Physiol. 2017 Apr 01; 595(7):2229-2252. PMID: 27808412.
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    10. Hegyi B, Bányász T, Shannon TR, Chen-Izu Y, Izu LT. Electrophysiological Determination of Submembrane Na(+) Concentration in Cardiac Myocytes. Biophys J. 2016 Sep 20; 111(6):1304-1315. PMID: 27653489.
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    11. Jian Z, Chen YJ, Shimkunas R, Jian Y, Jaradeh M, Chavez K, Chiamvimonvat N, Tardiff JC, Izu LT, Ross RS, Chen-Izu Y. In Vivo Cannulation Methods for Cardiomyocytes Isolation from Heart Disease Models. PLoS One. 2016; 11(8):e0160605. PMID: 27500929.
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    12. Izu LT, Bányász T, Chen-Izu Y. Optimizing Population Variability to Maximize Benefit. PLoS One. 2015; 10(12):e0143475. PMID: 26650247.
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    13. Awasthi S, Izu LT, Mao Z, Jian Z, Landas T, Lerner A, Shimkunas R, Woldeyesus R, Bossuyt J, Wood B, Chen YJ, Matthews DL, Lieu DK, Chiamvimonvat N, Lam KS, Chen-Izu Y, Chan JW. Multimodal SHG-2PF Imaging of Microdomain Ca2+-Contraction Coupling in Live Cardiac Myocytes. Circ Res. 2016 Jan 22; 118(2):e19-28. PMID: 26643875; PMCID: PMC4740258 [Available on 01/22/17].
    14. Hegyi B, Chen-Izu Y, Jian Z, Shimkunas R, Izu LT, Banyasz T. KN-93 inhibits IKr in mammalian cardiomyocytes. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2015 Dec; 89(Pt B):173-6. PMID: 26463508.
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    15. Chen-Izu Y, Izu LT. Measuring the metrics: Correlating t-tubule structure and muscle contraction in the intact heart. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2015 Aug; 85:153-4. PMID: 26031703.
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    16. Clancy CE, Chen-Izu Y, Bers DM, Belardinelli L, Boyden PA, Csernoch L, Despa S, Fermini B, Hool LC, Izu L, Kass RS, Lederer WJ, Louch WE, Maack C, Matiazzi A, Qu Z, Rajamani S, Rippinger CM, Sejersted OM, O'Rourke B, Weiss JN, Varró A, Zaza A. Deranged sodium to sudden death. J Physiol. 2015 Mar 15; 593(6):1331-45. PMID: 25772289; PMCID: PMC4376414.
    17. Chen-Izu Y, Shaw RM, Pitt GS, Yarov-Yarovoy V, Sack JT, Abriel H, Aldrich RW, Belardinelli L, Cannell MB, Catterall WA, Chazin WJ, Chiamvimonvat N, Deschenes I, Grandi E, Hund TJ, Izu LT, Maier LS, Maltsev VA, Marionneau C, Mohler PJ, Rajamani S, Rasmusson RL, Sobie EA, Clancy CE, Bers DM. Na+ channel function, regulation, structure, trafficking and sequestration. J Physiol. 2015 Mar 15; 593(6):1347-60. PMID: 25772290.
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    18. Jian Z, Han H, Zhang T, Puglisi J, Izu LT, Shaw JA, Onofiok E, Erickson JR, Chen YJ, Horvath B, Shimkunas R, Xiao W, Li Y, Pan T, Chan J, Banyasz T, Tardiff JC, Chiamvimonvat N, Bers DM, Lam KS, Chen-Izu Y. Mechanochemotransduction during cardiomyocyte contraction is mediated by localized nitric oxide signaling. Sci Signal. 2014 Mar 18; 7(317):ra27. PMID: 24643800; PMCID: PMC4103414.
    19. Xie Y, Izu LT, Bers DM, Sato D. Arrhythmogenic transient dynamics in cardiac myocytes. Biophys J. 2014 Mar 18; 106(6):1391-7. PMID: 24655514; PMCID: PMC3984988.
    20. Banyasz T, Jian Z, Horvath B, Khabbaz S, Izu LT, Chen-Izu Y. Beta-adrenergic stimulation reverses the I Kr-I Ks dominant pattern during cardiac action potential. Pflugers Arch. 2014 Nov; 466(11):2067-76. PMID: 24535581; PMCID: PMC4138296.
    21. Torres NS, Sachse FB, Izu LT, Goldhaber JI, Spitzer KW, Bridge JH. A modified local control model for Ca2+ transients in cardiomyocytes: junctional flux is accompanied by release from adjacent non-junctional RyRs. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2014 Mar; 68:1-11. PMID: 24389341.
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    22. Shaw J, Izu L, Chen-Izu Y. Mechanical analysis of single myocyte contraction in a 3-D elastic matrix. PLoS One. 2013; 8(10):e75492. PMID: 24098388; PMCID: PMC3789722.
    23. Horvath B, Banyasz T, Jian Z, Hegyi B, Kistamas K, Nanasi PP, Izu LT, Chen-Izu Y. Dynamics of the late Na(+) current during cardiac action potential and its contribution to afterdepolarizations. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2013 Nov; 64:59-68. PMID: 24012538; PMCID: PMC3856763.
    24. Izu LT, Xie Y, Sato D, Bányász T, Chen-Izu Y. Ca²? waves in the heart. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2013 May; 58:118-24. PMID: 23220129.
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    25. Izu LT, Chen-Izu Y. Une cellule type? J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2012 May; 52(5):921-2. PMID: 22326436; PMCID: PMC3727390.
    26. Banyasz T, Horvath B, Jian Z, Izu LT, Chen-Izu Y. Profile of L-type Ca(2+) current and Na(+)/Ca(2+) exchange current during cardiac action potential in ventricular myocytes. Heart Rhythm. 2012 Jan; 9(1):134-42. PMID: 21884673; PMCID: PMC3252888.
    27. Banyasz T, Horvath B, Jian Z, Izu LT, Chen-Izu Y. Sequential dissection of multiple ionic currents in single cardiac myocytes under action potential-clamp. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2011 Mar; 50(3):578-81. PMID: 21215755; PMCID: PMC3047417.
    28. Chen-Izu Y, Izu LT. Cellular cartography. Biophys J. 2010 Dec 15; 99(12):3861-2. PMID: 21156126; PMCID: PMC3000499.
    29. Banyasz T, Lozinskiy I, Payne CE, Edelmann S, Norton B, Chen B, Chen-Izu Y, Izu LT, Balke CW. Transformation of adult rat cardiac myocytes in primary culture. Exp Physiol. 2008 Mar; 93(3):370-82. PMID: 18156167.
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    30. Chen-Izu Y, Chen L, Bányász T, McCulle SL, Norton B, Scharf SM, Agarwal A, Patwardhan A, Izu LT, Balke CW. Hypertension-induced remodeling of cardiac excitation-contraction coupling in ventricular myocytes occurs prior to hypertrophy development. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2007 Dec; 293(6):H3301-10. PMID: 17873027.
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    31. Izu LT, Bányász T, Balke CW, Chen-Izu Y. Eavesdropping on the social lives of Ca(2+) sparks. Biophys J. 2007 Nov 15; 93(10):3408-20. PMID: 17675349; PMCID: PMC2072070.
    32. Chen-Izu Y, Ward CW, Stark W, Banyasz T, Sumandea MP, Balke CW, Izu LT, Wehrens XH. Phosphorylation of RyR2 and shortening of RyR2 cluster spacing in spontaneously hypertensive rat with heart failure. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2007 Oct; 293(4):H2409-17. PMID: 17630346.
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    33. Bányász T, Chen-Izu Y, Balke CW, Izu LT. A new approach to the detection and statistical classification of Ca2+ sparks. Biophys J. 2007 Jun 15; 92(12):4458-65. PMID: 17400702; PMCID: PMC1877760.
    34. Izu LT, Means SA, Shadid JN, Chen-Izu Y, Balke CW. Interplay of ryanodine receptor distribution and calcium dynamics. Biophys J. 2006 Jul 01; 91(1):95-112. PMID: 16603499; PMCID: PMC1479049.
    35. Chen-Izu Y, McCulle SL, Ward CW, Soeller C, Allen BM, Rabang C, Cannell MB, Balke CW, Izu LT. Three-dimensional distribution of ryanodine receptor clusters in cardiac myocytes. Biophys J. 2006 Jul 01; 91(1):1-13. PMID: 16603500; PMCID: PMC1479079.
    36. Kirk MM, Izu LT, Chen-Izu Y, McCulle SL, Wier WG, Balke CW, Shorofsky SR. Role of the transverse-axial tubule system in generating calcium sparks and calcium transients in rat atrial myocytes. J Physiol. 2003 Mar 01; 547(Pt 2):441-51. PMID: 12562899; PMCID: PMC2342655.
    37. Izu LT, William Balke C. The Ca2+ synapse redo: a matter of location, location, location. Circ Res. 2002 Aug 23; 91(4):276-7. PMID: 12193458.
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