Dr. Kobilka is Professor of Medicine, Cardiology, and Molecular and Cellular Physiology at Stanford University School of Medicine. He received his undergraduate degree in biology and chemistry from the University of Minnesota, Duluth, and his M.D. degree from Yale University. After his residency in internal medicine at Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, he joined the laboratory of Robert Lefkowitz as a research fellow in cardiology at Duke University, where he was later Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine before joining the faculty at Stanford.
RESEARCH ABSTRACT SUMMARY:
Brian Kobilka's research interests include the structure and mechanism of action of G proteincoupled receptors, and the role of specific adrenergic receptor subtypes in regulating cardiovascular physiology.
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