Identify a Protein Channel that Mediates the Body's Ability
to Feel Frigid Temperatures
In the article that will appear in this week's issue of the
journal Cell, the group describes the "ion channel"
protein, called ANKTM1, which is the first noxious (painful)
cold receptor identified, and may be an important basic target
for pain-modulating drugs.
Research Assistant Michael Tencati
Meet Michael Tencati of the Mackman lab, who hopes to hold
an M.D.-Ph.D. one day.
Dr. Janis H. Jackson, 1953-2003
Trained originally as a clinician and later as a laboratory
scientist, Janis H. Jackson, M.D., was both of these and more.