Dr. Robert M. Lust, Ph.D.

Robert Lust
Professor and Chairman
Department of Physiology
Phone: 252-744-2762
Fax: 252-744-3460
Email: lustr@ecu.edu
Mailing Address:
Brody School of Medicine, 6N -96
600 Moye Blvd.
Greenville, NC 27834

Research Interest

  • Cardiovascular physiology and heart research
  • Function of heart and coronary arteries
  • Medical and surgical strategies for heart disease and experimental validation
  • Bypass graft disease
  • Heart valve function


1977   B.A., Biology, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY
1981   Ph.D., Physiology,Texas Tech, Lubbock, TX
1984   Post-Doc., Texas Tech, Lubbock, TX

PubMed Publications

1: Hazarika S, Van Scott MR, Lust RM.
Free Full Text Myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury is enhanced in a model of systemic allergy and asthma.
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2004 May;286(5):H1720-5. Epub 2004 Jan 8.
PMID: 14715513 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
2: Kim VB, Brown PM, Brown PM Jr, Sun YS, Lust RM, Chitwood WR Jr.
Abstract A carotid stenosis model in canines.
J Invest Surg. 2001 Jul-Aug;14(4):241-7.
PMID: 11680535 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
3: Clarke DR, Lust RM, Sun YS, Black KS, Ollerenshaw JD.
Abstract Transformation of nonvascular acellular tissue matrices into durable vascular conduits.
Ann Thorac Surg. 2001 May;71(5 Suppl):S433-6.
PMID: 11388242 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
4: Miraliakbari R, Francalancia NA, Lust RM, Gerardo JA, Ng PC, Sun YS, Chitwood WR Jr.
Abstract Differences in myocardial and peripheral VEGF and KDR levels after acute ischemia.
Ann Thorac Surg. 2000 Jun;69(6):1750-3; discussion 1754.
PMID: 10892919 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
5: Brown PM Jr, Kim VB, Boyer BJ, Lust RM, Chitwood WR Jr, Elbeery JR.
Free Full Text Regional left ventricular systolic function in humans during off-pump coronary bypass surgery.
Circulation. 1999 Nov 9;100(19 Suppl):II125-7.
PMID: 10567290 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Remove Link