Vladimir G. Fast
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Ph.D., Moscow Institute for Physics and Technology, Moscow, Russia
Dr. Fast joined the UAB faculty in 1997. He was previously with the Institute of Biological Physics in Pushchino, Russia, and with the Department of Physiology, University of Berne, Switzerland. He has authored 40 peer-reviewed journal articles and 13 reviews and book chapters.
Mechanisms of arrhythmias and defibrillation
Optical imaging of membrane potential and intracellular calcium
Mechanisms of Defibrillation and Shock-Induced Arrhythmias (NIH)
Optical Mapping of Membrane Potential and Intracellular Calcium During Cardiac Arrhythmias (AHA)
Cheek ER, Sharifov OF, Fast VG. Role of microscopic tissue structure in shock-induced activation assessed by optical mapping in myocyte cultures. J Cardiovasc Electrophys 2005;16: 991-1000
Fast VG. Simultaneous optical imaging of membrane potential and intracellular calcium. J Electrocardiol 2005;38S:107-112.
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