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.