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Huzoor Akbar, PhD

Huzoor Akbar
Associate Professor Emeritus of Pharmacology
Irvine 416, Athens Campus

Education:

  • PhD, Clinical Sciences (Pharmacology/Biochemistry) Australian National University, Canberra, Australia (1978)
  • MS, Biochemistry University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan (1972)
  • BS (Honors), Biochemistry University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan (1971)

Expertise:

  • Role of blood platelets in hemostasis and thrombosis.
  • Molecular mechanisms involved in regulation of blood platelet function.
  • Role of Rho GTPases (Rac1, Cdc42, RhoA) in regulation of platelet signaling/activation.
  • Role of reactive oxygen species (ROS) in platelet activation.
  • Pharmacology of antithrombotic drugs.