Donald M. Bers, Ph.D.

Donald M. Bers

Position Title
Professor and Chair

  • Pharmacology


  • University of California Los Angeles, Ph.D 1978.
  • University of Colorado EPO Biology, BA 1974

Department: Pharmacology
Research Interests:

Cardiac physiology

Research Summary:

Dr. Bers research program focuses on cellular and molecular factors involved in the control of cardiac muscle contraction, particularly as modulated by intracellular [Ca]. Cellular Ca regulates contraction and is in a dynamic, yet delicate balance in cardiac muscle cells.

Lab Rotation Availability: Maybe
Funding Sources: National Institutes of Health, Fondation Leducq
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