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Paul Insel, MD

Paul Insel, MD


Contact Information

Secondary Appointments: Director, Medical Scientist (M.D./Ph.D.) Training Program
Department of Pharmacology
9500 Gilman Drive BSB 3076
Office Tel: 858-534-2295
Lab Tel: 858-534-2298
Fax: 858-822-1007
Lab Website:

G-protein-coupled receptor expression, signaling and mechanisms of action
My lab focuses on studies of G-protein-coupled receptors in a variety of cell types in health and disease and uses cellular and molecular approaches to define roles for previously unrecognized GPCRs.

Ostrom RS, Insel PA. The evolving role of lipid rafts in G protein-coupled receptor signaling: Implications for molecular pharmacology. Brit J Pharmacol, 143(2):235-45, 2004.