Diane Lipscombe Interim Executive Director of the Brown Institute for Brain Science (BIBS), Professor of Neuroscience

I graduated with a PhD in Pharmacology from University College London in 1986 and then studied with Richard W Tsien as a postdoctoral associate at Yale University School of Medicine and subsequently at Stanford University Medical School. In 1992 I joined the Department of Neuroscience at Brown. I study the expression, regulation, and function of voltage-gated calcium ion channels in different regions of the nervous system. I am also interested in their role in chronic pain and psychiatric disorders. I work closely with undergraduate and graduate students, as well as postdoctoral trainees. I direct NIH funded Predoctoral Training Programs in Neuroscience and co-Direct the Center for the Neurobiology of Cells and Circuits in the Brown Institute for Brain Science.

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