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H. Peter Larsson, Ph.D.

General Information

H. Peter  Larsson, Ph.D.


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  • Director for Graduate Program in Physiology and Biophysics
  • Professor of Physiology and Biophysics

Research Interests

  • Understanding how voltage-gated ion channels function and why mutations in voltage-gated ion channels cause diseases, such as cardiac arrhythmia.
  • Developing cures and treatments of diseases caused by mutations in voltage-gated ion channels.
  • Understand how glutamate transporters function and how they contrubte to neuronal death during stroke and ischemia.
  • Determining structure and functiion relationship of voltage-gated proton channels (Hv1)
  • Determining strucutre and function relationship of cardiac potassium channels KCNQ1 (Kv7.1) and IKs channels


1997 Postdoctoral training
University of California Berkeley
1994 Ph.D.
University of California Berkeley
1989 M.S.
Lund University
1989 B.S.
Swiss Institute of Technology in Lausanne