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Stuart Bund

Senior Lecturer

School Of Medicine & Medical Science
Health Sciences Centre
Belfield
Dublin 4

Tel: +353 1 7166623
Email: stuart.bund@ucd.ie

Biography

Degrees
BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences (1985) University of Leicester
PhD (1990) University of Leicester

Professional

Honours and Awards

Year: 2013.
Title: UCD School of Medicine and Medical Science Teacher of the Year Award
Year: 2012.
Title: UCD School of Medicine and Medical Science Teacher of the Year Award
Year: 2011.
Title: UCD School of Medicine and Medical Science Teacher of the Year Award
Year: 2011.
Title: Penang Medical Student Teaching Award
Year: 2008.
Title: UCD School of Medicine and Medical Science Teacher of the Year Award
Year: 2010.
Title: UCD School of Medicine and Medical Science Teacher of the Year Award
Year: 2007.
Title: UCD School of Medicine and Medical Science Teacher of the Year Award

Associations

Association: The Physiological Society, Function/Role: Member
       

Committees

Committee : Medicine Degrees Committee 1
Committee : Medicine Programme Board
Committee : SMMS Heads of Subjects Committee
Committee : Stage One Graduate Entry Medicine
Committee : BHLS Committee

Employment

Employer: University College Dublin
Position: College Lecturer
Employer: University College Dublin
Position: Senior Lecturer

Education

Year 1985 Institution: University of Leicester
Qualification: BSc Subject:
Year 1990 Institution: University of Leicester
Qualification: PhD Subject:
       

Other Activities

HEAR Liaison Person for UCD School of Medicine and Medical Science

Physiological Society Representative for UCD.

Publications

     

Peer Reviewed Journals

Killian LM; Bund SJ (2012) 'The inhibition of ureteral motility by periureteral adipose tissue'. ISRN Urology, 2012 . [DOI] [Details]
Rasidovic, D,Bund, SJ; (2011) 'Motility of the ureter of the spontaneously hypertensive rat'. Irish Journal of Medical Science, 180 :489-495. [DOI] [Details]
Rasidovic, D,Kearney, D,Boyle, KM,Bund, SJ; (2010) 'The assessment of rat ureteral pressure generation in vitro: regional heterogeneity and influence of distending pressure'. Acta Physiologica Hungarica, 97 :307-315. [DOI] [Details]
Comerford, L,Bolger, NM,Bund, SJ; (2008) 'Characteristics of the myogenic behaviour of arteries of the Common European Frog (Rana temporaria)'. Acta Physiologica Hungarica, 95 :45-53. [DOI] [Details]
Sweeney, CM; Jones, JFX; Bund, SJ; ; (2007) 'Adrenoceptor and cholinoceptor modulation of rat pulmonary vein cardiac muscle contractility'. Vascular Pharmacology, 46 (3):166-170. [Details]
Hogan, M; O'Malley, KD; Healy, J; O'Brien, S; Bund, SJ; ; (2005) 'Implications for repetitive application of acetylcholine in the determination of the mechanisms of endothelium-dependent relaxation'. Vascular Pharmacology, 43 (4):227-233. [Details]
Hughes, JM; Bund, SJ; ; (2004) 'Influence of experimental reduction of media/lumen ratio on arterial myogenic properties of spontaneously hypertensive and Wistar-Kyoto rats'. Clinical Science, 106 (2):163-171. [Details]
Hughes, JM,Bund, SJ; (2004) 'Influence of experimental reduction of arterial media: lumen ratio on agonist-stimulated contractions in hypertension'. J HYPERTENS, 22 :519-527. [DOI] [Details]
Bund SJ, Lee RMKW; (2003) 'Arterial structural changes in hypertension: A consideration of methodology, terminology and functional consequence'. Journal of Vascular Research, 40 :547-557. [Details]
Savage, D; Perkins, J; Lim, CH; Bund, SJ; ; (2003) 'Functional evidence that K+ is the non-nitric oxide, non-prostanoid endothelium-derived relaxing factor in rat femoral arteries'. Vascular Pharmacology, 40 (1):23-28. [Details]
Hughes JM, Bund SJ.; (2002) 'Arterial myogenic properties of the spontaneously hypertensive rat'. Experimental Physiology, 87 . [Details]
Lee, RMKW; Bund, SJ; ; (2002) 'Amplifier and resisters'. Hypertension, 20 (12):2519-2522. [Details]
Bund, S.J.; (2001) 'Spontaneously hypertensive rat resistance artery structure related to myogenic and mechanical properties'. Clinical Science, 101 :385-393. [Details]
Bund, S.J.; (2000) 'Contractility of resistance arteries of spontaneously hypertensive rats related to their media:lumen ratio'. Hypertension, 18 :1223-1231. [Details]
Bund SJ.; (1998) 'Influence of mode of contraction on the mechanism of acetylcholine-mediated coronary artery relaxation in normotensive and spontaneously hypertensive rats'. Clinical Science, 94 :231-238. [Details]
Garcia, SR,Bund, SJ; (1998) 'Nitric oxide modulation of coronary artery myogenic tone in spontaneously hypertensive and Wistar-Kyoto rats'. Clinical Science, 94 :225-229. [Details]
Garcia SR, Izzard AS, Heagerty AM, Bund SJ.; (1997) 'Myogenic tone in coronary arteries from spontaneously hypertensive rats'. Journal of Vascular Research, 34 :109-116. [Details]
Izzard, A.S., Bund, S.J., and Heagerty, A.M.; (1996) 'Increased wall/lumen ratio of mesenteric vessels from the spontaneously hypertensive rat is not associated with an increased contractility under isobaric conditions'. American Journal of Physiology-Heart and Circulatory Ph, 28 :604-608. [Details]
Izzard, A.S., Bund, S.J., and Heagerty, A.M.; (1996) 'Myogenic tone in mesenteric arteries from spontaneously hypertensive rats'. American Journal of Physiology, 270 :H1-H6. [Details]
Bund SJ, Tweddel A, Hutton I, Heagerty AM.; (1996) 'Small artery structural alterations of patients with microvascular angina (Syndrome X)'. Clinical Science, 91 :739-743. [Details]
Bund SJ, Oldham AA, Heagerty AM.; (1996) 'Mechanical properties of porcine small coronary arteries in one kidney, one clip hypertension'. Journal of Vascular Research, 33 :175-180. [Details]
Buckley C, Bund SJ, McTaggart F, Bruckdorfer KR, Oldham A, Jacobs M.; (1996) 'Oxidised low-density lipoproteins inhibit endothelium-dependent relaxations in isolated large and small rabbit coronary arteries'. Journal of Autonomic Pharmacology, 16 :261-267. [Details]
Bund SJ.; (1996) 'Mechanical properties of small femoral arteries in spontaneously hypertensive rats'. Clinical and Experimental Hypertension, 18 :1013-1034. [Details]
Bund SJ, Oldham AA, Allott CP, Loveday BE, Heagerty AM.; (1995) 'Effect of one kidney, one clip hypertension on the structure and function of porcine intramyocardial small arteries'. Journal of Hypertension, 13 :535-541. [Details]
MacLeod DC, Heagerty AM, Bund SJ, Lawal TS, Riemersma RA.; (1994) 'Effect of dietary polyunsaturated fatty acids on contraction and relaxation of rat femoral resistance arteries'. Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology, 23 :92-98. [Details]
Bund SJ, Oldham AA, Heagerty AM.; (1994) 'Influence of arterial diameter on vasomotor responses in the porcine coronary vasculature'. Cardiovascular Research, 28 :695-699. [Details]
Byg AM, Bund S, Mulvany MJ, Aalkjaer C.; (1994) 'The effect of cocaine and desipramine on neuronal uptake of [3H]- noradrenaline and sensitivity to noradrenaline of rat mesenteric resistance arteries'. Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology, 21 :623-630. [Details]
Heagerty, A.M., Aalkjaer, C., Bund, S.J., Korsgaard, N., and Mulvany, M.J.; (1993) 'Small artery structure in hypertension. Dual processes of remodelling and growth'. Hypertension, 21 :391-397. [Details]
Falloon BJ, Bund SJ, Tulip JR, Heagerty AM; (1993) 'In vitro perfusion studies of resistance artery function in genetic hypertension'. Hypertension, 22 :486-495. [Details]
Stephens N, Bund SJ, Faragher EB, Heagerty AM.; (1992) 'Neurotransmission in human resistance arteries: Contribution of a1- and a2-adrenoceptors but not P2-purinoceptors'. Journal of Vascular Research, 29 :347-352. [Details]
Bund, S.J., West, K.P., and Heagerty, A.M.; (1991) 'Effects of protection from pressure on resistance artery morphology and reactivity in Spontaneously hypertensive and Wistar-Kyoto rats'. Circulation Research, 68 :1230-1240. [Details]
Stephens N, Bund SJ, Jagger C, Heagerty AM. ; (1991) 'Arterial Neuroeffector responses in early and mature spontaneously hypertensive rats'. Hypertension, 18 :674-682. [Details]
Merritt JE, Brown AM, Bund S, Cooper DG, Egan JW, Hallam TJ, Heagerty AM, Hickey DMB, Kaumann AJ, Keen M, Kelly E, Kenney CA, Nichols AJ, Smith EF III, Swayne GTG, MacDermot J, Rink TJ.; (1991) 'Primate vascular responses to octimibate, a non-prostanoid agonist at the prostacyclin receptor'. British Journal of Pharmacology, 102 :260-266. [Details]
Bund SJ, Aalkjaer C, Heagerty AM, Leckie B, Lever AF.; (1989) 'The contractile effects of porcine tetradecapeptide renin substrate in human resistance vessels: evidence of activation by vascular wall renin and serine proteases'. Journal of Hypertension, 7 :741-746. [Details]
Bund SJ, Heagerty AM, Fletcher A, Swales JD.; (1989) 'Evidence for a decreased noradrenaline sensitivity in mesenteric resistance vessels from rats with chemical renal medullectomy'. Clinical Science, 77 :167-170. [Details]
Heagerty AM, Bund SJ, Aalkjaer C; (1988) 'Effects of drug treatment on human resistance arteriole morphology in essential hypertension: Direct evidence for structural remodelling of resistance vessels'. The Lancet, 11 :1209-1212. [Details]
Bund SJ, Heagerty AM, Aalkjaer C, Swales JD; (1988) 'Vasopressin-mediated contractions in mesenteric arteries from spontaneously hypertensive rats: differences in response compared compared to Wistar Kyoto animals'. Clinical Science, 75 :449-453. [Details]

Other Journals

Comerford, L., Bolger, N.M. Bund, S.J.; (2006) 'Arteries of the common european frog (Rana temporaria) demonstrate arterial myogenic behaviour' Proceedings of the Physiological Society 3: . [Details]
                         

Abstract

Khaw CR, Shortt C, Bradford A, O'Halloran KD, Bund SJ.; (2008) Vascular reactivity in an animal model of sleep apnoea, Ir. J. Med. Sci. Abstract [Details]
                                                               

Research

Research Interests

Regulation of smooth muscle contractile responses of resistance arteries and the ureter. 

Research Projects

Sponsor : University College Dublin (UCD)
Title : Motility of the ureter: smooth muscle function and urothelial modulation
Start Date / End Date : 01-JUN-07 / 01-DEC-08
Sponsor : Health Research Board (HRB)
Title : Vascular Imaging system
Start Date / End Date : 01-FEB-01 / 08-FEB-01
Sponsor : Health Research Board (HRB)
Title : Vascular structure and myogenic tone as the combined background for resistance artery contraction in hypertension
Start Date / End Date : 01-OCT-99 / 30-SEP-02
   

Teaching

 

Modules Coordinated

201300   PHYS30160     Physiology: Control of Vascular Resistance
201300   PHYS20040     Physiology: An introduction to Physiology
201300   PHYS20150     Physiology: Cardiorespiratory Physiology
201300   PHYS30010     Physiology: Cardiovascular System