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Anna Manis

Anna Manis

Graduate Student


  • Physiology

Contact Information


Mentors: Matt Hodges, PhD and Alexander Staruschenko, PhD
Year Entered MCW: 2016
Previous Education: UC Davis, BS, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Research Interests

Ion channels work to maintain homeostasis in the kidney as well as the brain. I am interested in the effects of disrupting a potassium channel (Kir5.1) with regard to consequences in breathing, seizure activity, and blood pressure control.