Mitchell Chesler, Ph.D., M.D.

[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":"60","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","style":"width: 100px; height: 150px; float: right;","typeof":"foaf:Image"}}]]In the brain, the pH shifts associated with electrical activity are regionally specific, and go through developmental changes that parallel the maturation of the neuroglia. The focus of the Chesler laboratory is to elucidate the mechanisms which rapidly transport acid during neuronal activity, to establish the role of the neuroglia in brain pH regulation, and to determine how H+ may serve as an intracellular and extracellular signal in brain function.

Lab location: 
Public Health Lab, Floor 8, 455 First Avenue
Last name: 
Chesler