Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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Jay Z Yeh, PhD

Jay Z Yeh, PhD

Professor Emeritus of Pharmacology

Focus of Work


My research interest has been focused on pharmacology and biophysics of ion channel functions, which are either activated by voltage changes or mediated by ligand receptor binding. Drugs of interest include, but not limited to, general anesthetics, local anesthestics, ethanol and drugs used to the treatment of Alzeheimer's diseases.


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Education and Certification

  • PhD: University of Missouri, Pharmacology (1971)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship: Duke University (1973)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship: Duke University (1976)



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