Department of Pharmacology, Physiology & Neuroscience

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   Walter N. Duran, Ph.D., Ph.D.

Vice Chair

Department of Pharmacology, Physiology & Neuroscience



Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Facultad de Filosofia y Ciencias de la
Educacion, Profesor de Biologia (1965)
Duke University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Ph.D. in Physiology and
Pharmacology (1974)
Professional Activities and Honors
Chairman/member, AHA Peer Review Subcommittee, Research Program and Evaluation
Committee (1997-2000)
Member, Awards Committee, American Physiological Society (APS) (1999 ? 2003)
Chairman, Fellowship Committee, Cardiovascular Section, APS (1998-2001)
President, The Microcirculatory Society (2000-2001)
1995 UMDNJ University Excellence Award in Biomedical Research
1983 ? 1988 Established Investigator of the American Heart Association
Associate Editor/Editorial Board member, Microvascular Research (1984 - Present)
Editorial Board member, American Journal of Physiology: Heart & Circulatory
Physiology (1989-Present)
Editorial Board Member, World Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine (2014-Present)
Editorial Board member, Circulation Research (2012 - Present)
Member, Experimental Cardiovascular Sciences Study Section, Center for Scientific
Review, National Institutes of Health (1990? 1994)
Member, Pharmacology/Hypertension and Microcirculation Study Section,


Ph.D., 1974, Duke University
Ph.D., 1965, Catholic University of Chile