University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Pharmacology


Totman Lecture Series

David Kleinfeld, Ph.D., University Distinguished Prof at Univ CA at San Diego

David Kleinfeld, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor, Experimental Biophysics Endowed Chair 2014-2019,

Physiology, University of California at San Diego

"Cortical Blood Flow: From Vascular Topology to Vasomotor Dynamics"



J. Kevin Foskett, Prof & Chair, Physiology at Univ. of PA, Philadelphia

J. Kevin Foskett, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair - Physiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

"CALHM ion channels: How taste cells lacking synapses mediate neurotransmission"


Luis Fernando Santana, Ph.D. now Professor and Chair, UC Davis

Luis Fernando Santana, Ph.D.

Professor - University of Washington, Seattle WA

“Mechanisms of High Fidelity EC coupling in Heart”

Kurt B. Beam, Ph.D., Professor, University of Colorado, Denver, Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO

Kurt B. Beam, Ph.D.

Professor - University of Colorado, Denver, Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO

“Excitation-contraction coupling in skeletal muscle: investigating a 4 megadalton ion channel complex”


John Garthwaite

Edith Hamel, Ph.D.

Professor - Montreal Neurological Institute

“Neuronal networks in functional hyperemia: Selectivity through afferent input”

John Garthwaite

Costantino Iadecola, M.D.

G.C. Cotzias Distinguished Professor, Weill Cornell Medical College

“Neurovascular Coupling in Health and Disease: Mechanisms and Implications for Brain Function”


John Garthwaite

Anne Joutel, M.D., Ph.D.

Research Director - INSERM, University Paris

“Cadasil, as a paradigm to study small vessel disease of the brain”

John Garthwaite

Dale A. Pelligrino, Ph.D.

Professor & Director, Neuroanesthesia Research Laboratory, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Illinois at Chicago

“Purinergic mechanisms in gliovascular coupling”


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Philip G. Haydon, Ph.D.

Annetta and Gustav Grisard Professor & Chair, Department of Neurosciences, Tufts University School of Medicine

“Glia & Sleep”

Rachael Hannal

Andrew Marks, M.D.

Wu Professor & Chair, Department of Physiology and Cellular Biophysics, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Founding Director, Helen and Clyde Wu Center for Molecular Cardiology

“Intercellular calcium leak role in disorders of heart, muscle and brain”

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Soren-Peter Olesen, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Copenhagen

“Pharmacological regulation of SK and BK channels in the heart”


John Garthwaite

John Garthwaite, Ph.D.

Professor of Experimental Neuroscience, The Wolfson Institute for Biomedical Research, University College London

“Neural nitric oxide-mediated transmission: how does it work?”

Avril Somlyo

Avril V. Somlyo, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Molecular Physiology & Biological Physics, University of Virginia School of Medicine

"Molecular Physiology of calcium Activated Potassium Channels"


Richard Aldrich

Richard W. Aldrich, Ph.D.

Professor & Chair of Neurobiology, University of Texas at Austin

"Molecular Physiology of calcium Activated Potassium Channels"

Richard Lewis

Richard S. Lewis, Ph.D.

Professor & Chair of Neurobiology, Stanford University

"Sensor seeks channel for intimate interactions: a molecular mechanism for store-operated calcium entry"


Robert Kass

Robert S. Kass, Ph.D.

Chairman and Alumni and David Hosak Professor, Pharmacology, Columbia University

"General Lessons from Rare Congenital Arrhythmias: Implications for Personal Medicine and Mechanistic Basis of Disease"

Nick Standen

Nicholas B. Standen, Ph.D.

Professor of Cell Physiology & Pharmacology, University of Leicester

"Effects of downregulating cardiac KATP channels on the response of cardiac muscle to stress"


Mike Mendelsohn

Michael E. Mendelsohn, M.D.

Professor of Medicine, Physiology & Biochemistry, Tufts University

"Regulation of Vascular Function and Blood Pressure by Cyclic BMP - dependent Protein Kinases"


David Clapham

David Clapham, M.D., Ph.D.

Aldo R. Castaneda Professor of Cardiovascular Research, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Children's Hospital, Boston, Professor of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School

"TRP Ion Channels"


Mike Kotlikoff

Michael I. Kotlikoff, V.M.D., Ph.D.

Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University

"Reporter Mice and In Vivo Physiology"


John Lederer

W. Jonathan Lederer, M.D., Ph.D.

Physiology and Medical Biotech Center University of Maryland

"Occluded Elements in Local Calcium Signaling"


Kent Sanders

Kenton M. Sanders, Ph.D.

Professor & Chairman, Department of Physiology & Cell Biology, University of Nevada School of Medicine

"Electrical Rhythmicity Mechanisms in Gastrointestinal Smooth Muscles"


David Clapham

David Clapham, M.D., Ph.D.

Aldo R. Castaneda Professor of Cardiovascular Research, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Children's Hospital, Boston

"Calcium Entry Ion Channels – from Life to Death"


Sue Piper Duckles

Sue Piper Duckles, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Pharmacology, University of California, Irvine

"Effects of Estrogen on CerebralBlood Vessels"

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