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Dr John Andrew Armour

Dr John Andrew Armour was, until 2007, Professor Associé, Départment de Pharmacologie, Faculté de médicine, at the Université de Montréal, Canada. From 1978-2004 he was Associate Professor and then Professor in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics at Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia. His specialisation is in neurocardiology and he has published extensively in this field.

Publications include
Neurocardiology, (1994) Eds. Armour, J.A., and J.L. Ardell, Oxford University Press, NY

Heart, neural control in the Encyclopedia of Neuroscience, 3rd edition (2006) Eds. G. Edelman and B.H. Smith, Elsevier Science Publishers, Oxford
with Andresen, M.C. Blood pressure, central neuronal regulation; (in the Encyclopedia of Neuroscience, 3rd edition 2008)

The Heart of the Matter in The Signs of Death, (2007), Rome

Autonomic Nervous System Control of: The Cardiovascular System (2008), New Encyclopedia of Neuroscience, Ed. G. Burnstock, Elsevier Science Publishers, Oxford, England, C.D.


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The Relational Heart
Friday 25 & Saturday 26 July 2008







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A Different Path: An Emotional Autobiography


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