Department of Pharmacology
Faculty and Staff: Emeritus

Department of Pharmacology


Richard Bjur Ph.D., J.D. Richard Bjur Ph.D., J.D.
Professor, Emeritus
(775) 784-4116

Presynaptic regulation of neurotransmitter release; neuroeffector mechanisms in isolated cells and vascular tissues; intellectual property law; health law and scientific evidence.

Dayue Darrel Duan M.D., Ph.D. Dayue Darrel Duan M.D., Ph.D.
(775) 784-4738

Cardiovascular phenomics, functional genomics, proteomics, and phenomics of ion channels, cardiac electrophysiology and pharmacology, hypertension, cardioprotection against ischemia and reperfusion, myocardial hypertrophy and heart failure.

Joseph Hume Ph.D. Joseph Hume Ph.D.
Professor, Emeritus
(775) 784-1731

Cardiac and smooth muscle electrophysiology, pharmacology and molecular biology of ion channels.

David P. Westfall Ph.D. David P. Westfall Ph.D.
Professor, Emeritus
(775) 784-3009

Drug action at neuroeffector junctions; dual transmitters in smooth muscle; extracellular actions of ATP and other adenyl purines; receptors for neurotransmitters.

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