Lori L. Isom, Ph.D.

Michigan Neuroscience Institute Affiliate
Chair of Department of Pharmacology
Maurice H. Seevers Collegiate Professor of Pharmacology
Professor of Molecular and Integrative Physiology
Professor of Neurology

Office: 2301E MSRB III

Lab: 2200 MSRB III


Areas of Interest

Molecular basis of electrical excitability

  • Structure and function of voltage-gated sodium channels in nerve and heart
  • Pathophysiological functions of human gene variants in epilepsy, cardiac arrhythmia, and SUDEP
  • Transgenic mouse and rabbit models of human channelopathies
  • Patient-specific human induced pluripotent stem cell neurons and cardiac myocytes to study epilepsy and cardiac arrhythmia

Honors & Awards

  • Elected, National Academy of Medicine, 2021
  • Elected, Fellow of the American Epilepsy Society, 2019
  • Elected, American Epilepsy Society Board of Directors, 2018
  • NIH-NINDS Javits Merit Award, 2017

Published Articles or Reviews

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