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J. Kevin Foskett, PhD

Degree and Institution

BS, Duke University
MS, University of South Carolina
PhD, University of California, Berkeley

Faculty Title

Professor, Physiology


Research Expertise

Other Affiliations
American Associations for the Advancement of Science
President, Society of General Physiologists
American Physiological Society
Biophysical Society

Honors and Award

1996, Honorary Master of Arts, University of Pennsylvania
1995, Designated Ion Channel Lecturer of the Physiological Society, University College, Cork, Ireland
1989-1994, Kinsmen Marsha Morton Scholar
1989-1994, Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Scholar
1982, NIH Postdoctoral Award, NHLB Institute, Laboratory of Kidney and Electrolyte Metabolism, Bethesda, Maryland
1981, First Place, University of California, Berkeley representative to Council of Graduate Schools in US/University Microfilms International Dissertation Award Competition; Finalist, Council of Graduate Schools in the U.S./University Microfilms International Dissertation Award
1980-1981, University of California Regents Fellowship
1977-1981, National Research Service Award (NRSA), Predoctoral Fellowship, Cancer Research Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley


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Contact Information

J. Kevin Foskett

Department of Physiology
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
B39 Anatomy-Chemistry Bldg./6085
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6085

Office Phone: 215-898-1354
Fax: 215-573-6808

 calcium signaling; electrophysiology; apoptosis; autophagy; optical imaging; ion transport