Dysregulation of Ion Channels in Various Disease Processes
May 15, 2015, 11 a.m. to noon
Geoffrey Pitt, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Neurobiology, Pharmacology, and Cancer Biology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, R3012
Dr. Pitt will discuss the molecular regulation of ion channels in various cell types and how dysregulation results in disorders such as cardiac arrhythmias, neuropsychiatric diseases, and birth defects. He will describe these studies spanning from the molecular level to studies of patients.