Leonard Konrad Kaczmarek PhD

Professor of Pharmacology and of Cellular and Molecular Physiology

Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Neuroscience | Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology, and Physiology

Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program

Cellular & Molecular Physiology: Membrane Proteins - Ion Channels | Membrane Biophysics | Cellular Neurophysiology | Graduate Program in Cellular and Molecular Physiology

Pharmacology: Neuropharmacology

Research Interests

Neuroscience; Learning and memory; Ion channels  more...


  • Ph.D., University of London, 1971

Selected Publications

  • Kaczmarek LK. Non-conducting functions of ion channels. Nature Rev Neurosci, 7:761-771, 2006.
  • Song P, Yang Y, Barnes-Davies M, Bhattacharjee A, Hamann M, Forsythe ID, Oliver DL, Kaczmarek LK. Acoustic stimulation rapidly alters intrinsic excitability of auditory neurons. Nature Neurosci, 8:1335-1342, 2005.
  • Fleming MR, Kaczmarek LK. Use of optical biosensors to detect modulation of Slack potassium channels by G protein-coupled receptors. J Recept Signal Transduct Res, 29(3-4):173-81, 2009.



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