David Ansley

Clinical Professor
Degrees / Designations 

MD - Great Distinction ( Saskatchewan 1981)

Email Address 
Phone 
604-827-3379
Mailing Address 
DEPARTMENT OF ANESTHESIOLOGY, PHARMACOLOGY & THERAPEUTICS Rm 3300 JPPN 910 West 10th Ave Vancouver BC Canada V5Z 1M9

Biography

Academic Appointment 
Clinical Professor
Disorders and Conditions 
Diabetes
Other Areas of Research 
Capillary Electrophoresis/Mass Spectroscopy Structural Analysis of Biologically Active Markers of Ischemia Reperfusion Injury Glycobiology Cardiac Metabolism

Dr. David Ansley is a clinician scientist with 25 years experience in clinical care, research and teaching. His area of specialization is cardiac anaesthesiology. Research in Dr. Ansley’s group has mainly centred on patient oriented, translational clinical investigation of anesthetic mediated cardioprotection. Dr. Ansley has been principle investigator funded from competitive sources such as Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS) and Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society (CAS). He has collaborated with other research groups at UBC, and at national and international levels in multicentre studies of perioperative myocardial ischemia and blood conservation strategies for cardiac surgery. He has more than 100 published manuscripts, abstracts and conference proceedings. He is an invited reviewer for the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, and the Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society, and he is a sought after reviewer for nearly one dozen scientific journals.

Current Projects 

PRO-TECT II : Propofol Cardioprotection for Type II Diabetics
Propofol Mediated Cytoprotection : Role of STAT3- Akt Crosstalk in Cardiomyoblasts
Effect of Propofol on Insulin Receptor/Glut1 or -4 Transporter Cellular Adaptation
GCPR-RTK Receptor Biology of Propofol Cytoprotection in H9c2 Cells