pharmacology

December 19, 2019

Structural studies of sodium channels are disclosing details about how they power heartbeats and respond to heart rhythm drugs.

July 3, 2019

The suspect, an abnormal, fused protein, gathers enzymes that drive uncontrolled cell growth.

June 20, 2019

National Taiwan University releases Performance Ranking for Scientific Papers for World Universities; UW ranks second in microbiology, fourth in immunology.

Researcher in pharmacology lab studying melatonin
March 13, 2019

As we recover from the effects of daylight-saving time, some may take a melatonin supplement at supper to help with sleep.

May 19, 2018

A hole in a protein lets ions leak into cells, thereby triggering the profound muscle weakness of hypokalemic periodic paralysis.

May 3, 2018

Joseph Beavo's research has led to therapies for heart failure, prostate enlargement, and pulmonary hypertension.

computer-generated illustration of cell-signaling islands
July 13, 2017

(Downloadable video, b-roll of John Scott and cellular images, and broadcast script)  Dr. John D.

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