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Dr Amy Herbert  -  B.Sc. Ph.D.

Position:Post-Doctoral Research Associate

Additional Information


  • PhD - Bone Grafting: Tissue Treatment and Osseointegration (University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff)
  • Diploma in Biomedical Methods (University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff)
  • BSc (Hons) Pharmacology (Cardiff University)


Research Interests

  • Cardiovascular pharmacology
  • Respiratory pharmacology
  • Autonomic pharmacology


Current project

Roles of trace amine-associated receptors in cardiovascular responses to dietary trace amines


Publications & Conference Proceedings

Broadley, K.J., Anwar, M.A., Herbert, A.A., Fehler, M., Jones, E.M., Davies, W.E., Kidd, E.J. & Ford, W.R. (2008) Effects of dietary trace amines on the gut and its vasculature. Submitted to the British Journal of Nutrition, 19, 1-8.

Herbert, A.A., Kidd, E.J. & Broadley, K.J. (2008) Dietary trace amine-dependent vasoconstriction in porcine coronary artery. British Journal of Pharmacology, 155, 525-534.

Herbert, AA, Broadley, KJ, Kidd, EJ, Ford, W (2008). Trace amine-dependent vasoconstriction in porcine coronary artery. Faseb J, 22, 914.5

Baker, K.E., Herbert, A.A. & Broadley, K.J. (2007) Vasoconstriction of porcine left anterior descending coronary artery by ecstasy and cathinone is not an indirect sympathomimetic effect. Vascular Pharmacology, 47, 10-17.

Herbert, A.A., & Broadley, K.J. (2007) Vasoconstrictor actions of methamphetamine stereoisomers in isolated porcine coronary artery. Proc. Br. Pharmacol. Soc. pA2online, 5, Issue 2.

Herbert, A.A. & Broadley, K.J. (2006) Action of Trace Amine p-Tyramine on Adrenergic Receptors in Isolated Porcine Coronary. Proc. Br. Pharmacol. Soc. pA2online, 4, Issue 2, 104P.

Rees, A.A., Hayes, F. & Rooney, P. (2000) Endothelial cell products inhibit cartilage differentiation. International Journal of Experimental Medicine, 81, 32.

Rooney, P. & Rees, A.A. (2000) Bone grafting are all storage regimes the same? Journal of Dental Research, 79, 1181.