Ranmal Samarasinghe, PhD

Graduated

2014

Mentor

Dr. Donald DeFranco

Thesis

Non-classical glucocorticoid receptor action regulates gap junction intercellular communication and neural progenitor cell proliferation

Current Affiliation

University of California, Los Angeles, CA

Current Position

Neurophysiology Fellow

Prior Degree

BA, Swarthmore College (2014)

Publications

Ho, Y., Samarasinghe, R., Knoch, M., Lewis, M., Aizenman, E., and DeFranco, D.B. Selective inhibition of MAPK phosphatases by zinc accounts for ERK1/2-dependent oxidative neuronal cell death. Mol. Pharm. 74, 1141-1151, 2008.