Robert A Farley, PhD

TitleProfessor of Physiology & Biophysics
InstitutionUniversity of Southern California
DepartmentPhysiology and Biophysics
AddressMCH 250, 1333 San Pablo Street
Health Sciences Campus
Los Angeles CA 90033
Phone+1 323 442 1240
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    Ph.D. (1975; Biophysics) from the University of Rochester, Postdoctoral fellowships at Yale University (1975-1976; Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry) and Harvard University (1976-1980; Biochemistry and Molecular Biology). Joined USC faculty in 1980; currently Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, and of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Visiting faculty sabbatical appointments at the University of Virginia (Chemistry; 1992), Caltech (Biology; 1998-2000), and the University of Calgary (Centre for Molecular Simulations; 2015).

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    NIH/NHLBI R01HL039295Jul 1, 1987 - Oct 31, 1992
    Role: Principal Investigator
    The Structure of Na,K-ATPase
    NIH/NIGMS R01GM028673Apr 1, 1982 - Mar 31, 2007
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Ngo V, Wang Y, Haas S, Noskov SY, Farley R. K+ Block Is the Mechanism of Functional Asymmetry in Bacterial Na(v) Channels. PLoS Comput Biol. 2016 Jan; 12(1):e1004482. PMID: 26727271; PMCID: PMC4700994.
    2. Ngo V, Stefanovski D, Haas S, Farley R. Non-equilibrium dynamics contribute to ion selectivity in the KcsA channel. PLoS One. 2014; 9(1):e86079. PMID: 24465882; PMCID: PMC3895005.
    3. Farley R, Sampath AP. Perspectives on: information coding in mammalian sensory physiology. J Gen Physiol. 2011 Sep; 138(3):281-2. PMID: 21875976; PMCID: PMC3171078.
    4. Pyrko P, Kardosh A, Liu YT, Soriano N, Xiong W, Chow RH, Uddin J, Petasis NA, Mircheff AK, Farley R, Louie SG, Chen TC, Schönthal AH. Calcium-activated endoplasmic reticulum stress as a major component of tumor cell death induced by 2,5-dimethyl-celecoxib, a non-coxib analogue of celecoxib. Mol Cancer Ther. 2007 Apr; 6(4):1262-75. PMID: 17431104.
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    5. Nagy AK, Kane DJ, Tran CM, Farley R, Faller LD. Evidence calcium pump binds magnesium before inorganic phosphate. J Biol Chem. 2005 Mar 04; 280(9):7435-43. PMID: 15591322.
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    6. Xu G, Kane DJ, Faller LD, Farley R. The role of loop 6/7 in folding and functional performance of Na,K-ATPase. J Biol Chem. 2004 Oct 29; 279(44):45594-602. PMID: 15322120.
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    7. Gukasyan HJ, Kim KJ, Kannan R, Farley R, Lee VH. Specialized protective role of mucosal glutathione in pigmented rabbit conjunctiva. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2003 Oct; 44(10):4427-38. PMID: 14507889.
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    8. Li M, Farley R, Lester HA. Voltage-dependent transient currents of human and rat 5-HT transporters (SERT) are blocked by HEPES and ion channel ligands. FEBS Lett. 2002 Feb 27; 513(2-3):247-52. PMID: 11904159.
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    9. McDonough AA, Velotta JB, Schwinger RH, Philipson KD, Farley R. The cardiac sodium pump: structure and function. Basic Res Cardiol. 2002; 97 Suppl 1:I19-24. PMID: 12479229.
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    10. Müller-Ehmsen J, McDonough AA, Farley R, Schwinger RH. Sodium pump isoform expression in heart failure: implication for treatment. Basic Res Cardiol. 2002; 97 Suppl 1:I25-30. PMID: 12479230.
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