The Nerbonne laboratory studies the molecular, cellular and systemic mechanisms involved in the physiological regulation of cardiac and neuronal membrane excitability, how these mechanisms go awry in inherited and acquired disease, and the impact of derangements in membrane excitability on cardiovascular and nervous system functioning.

Nerbonne Lab 2018: Front (L to R): Miguel Campos, Joey Ransdell, Jeanne Nerbonne, Tracey Hermanstyne, Rebecca Mellor. Back (L to R): Oladapo Alabede, Denye Mickens, Rick Wilson, and David Wang

Recent Publications


Cardiovascular Research Day 2019

Upcoming events of interest

Center for Cardiovascular Research Seminar

All CCR Seminars through April 30th, 2020 are cancelled* per policy issued by Washington University with regards to the threat posed by the Covid-19 coronavirus.

*Only outside speakers. Kory Lavine, MD, PhD, will be on the schedule as planned for 4/2/20

Douglas Mashek, PhD



“Lipids Droplets: Fascinating Organelles that Integrate Nutrition, Cell Signaling and Disease Etiology”

March 12, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sobel Conference Room, 4925 Children's Place, St. Louis, MO 63110 (United States)

Download the CCR Seminar Schedule here