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Yuan Lab

Jason Yuan, M.D., Ph.D.Jason Yuan, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Medicine
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Jason X.-J. Yuan is the current Director of the Section of Physiology and Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Diego. He obtained his medical degree at Suzhou Medical College (Suzhou, China) in 1983 and his Ph.D. in Physiology at Peking Union Medical College (Beijing, China) in 1993 and did postdoctoral training at the University of Maryland at Baltimore (with Drs. Mordecai P. Blaustein and Lewis J. Rubin). His early research focused on cellular and molecular mechanisms of hypoxic pulmonary vasoconstriction; electrophysiology of ion channels and transporters in vascular smooth muscle and endothelial cells; regulation of excitation-contraction (EC) coupling in smooth muscle cells, neurons, and cardiomyocytes; and pulmonary vascular physiology and pathophysiology.

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Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep Medicine & Physiology
Department of Medicine
University of California, San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0856
La Jolla, CA 92093-0856

Phone: (858)246-5797