Philip Ainslie


Centre for Heart, Lung & Vascular Health, School of Health and Exercise Sciences
Other Titles: Co-Director, Centre for Heart, Lung & Vascular Health
Phone: 250.807.8089

Graduate student supervisor

Research Summary

The specific focus of Ainslie's research is directed to the integrated mechanisms which regulate human cerebral blood flow in health and disease.


Research Interests & Projects

Three main inter-related areas of research are currently being explored:

1. Mechanisms of cerebral blood flow regulation

2. Influence of environmental stress on cerebrovascular function (with focus on hypoxia and temperature regulation)

3. Influence of exercise training on cerebrovascular function

Selected Publications & Presentations


Since completing my PhD in 2002, I have authored a book, published more than 120 peer-reviewed publications, 10 major book chapters and have successfully supervised >15 post-graduate students.

Please use the link to Pubmed below for the most up-to-date listing of our research articles.



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