Irena Levitan, PhD

Professor of Medicine, Pharmacology and Bioengineering
Office Phone: 312-996-0441 Lab Website: Website
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Biographical Info

Education History

PhD Program: Department of Neurobiology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Postdoctoral Fellowship: Department of Physiology, Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

List Accomplishments/Awards/Honor 

2014-15 UIC Executive Committee College of Medicine, Chicago

2014- UIC OVCR Campus Research Board

2013- Ad hoc Member of NIH Special Emphasis Cardiovascular Study Section

2013- Ad hoc Member of NIH Academic Research Enhancement Study Section

2013-15 Councilor of Great Lake ASPET Chapter

2012 Arthur Guyton Distinguished Lectureship for quantitative and biophysical work on cholesterol modulation of ion channels and how this can affect integrated organ function. Association of Chairs of Departments of Physiology

2009-13 Chartered Member of the NIH Study Section on Vascular Cell and Molecular Biology

2004-07 Member of International Planning Committee of IASTED Conference on Biomechanics

2004 Awardee’s Research Symposium of American Heart Association, New Orleans

2003 Women’s International Science Collaboration (WISC) Award, National Science Foundation

2001-04 Scientist Development Award, American Heart Association, National Center

1985 International Student Exchange Scholarship of German Academy of Science

1994 International Postdoctoral Fellowship, American Heart Association

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