Ronald F. Tuma

Temple University, USA

Ronald Tuma is the G.H. Stewart Professor of physiology at Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pa, USA. He received his Ph.D. degree from Temple University School of Medicine and his postdoctoral training in the laboratory of Dr. Karl Arfors in Uppsala, Sweden. Tuma has served as Chair at the Department of Physiology, Senior Associate Dean for education and Senior Associate Dean for research at Temple University School of Medicine. He has also served as President of the Microcirculatory Society and as an Editor of the Handbook of Physiology: Microcirculation. His area of primary interest is modulation of inflammatory responses in the CNS following ischemia, trauma, and autoimmune diseases. His laboratory focuses on modulation of the endocannabinoid system as a mechanism of neuroprotection following insult to the CNS.

Biography Updated on 26 April 2009

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