Nathan Connors

Ph.D. 2004

Thesis Title:

The Dystrophin Glycoprotein Complex Underlies the Localization of the Inwardly Rectifying Potassium Channel KIR4.1 in Glia of the Brain and Retina

Current Position:

Founder and Owner, NCC Medical and Scientific Communication, LLC

Major Advisor:

Paulo Kofuji, Ph.D.

Selected Publications:

  • Connors NC, Kofuji P. Potassium channel Kir4.1 macromolecular complex in retinal glial cells. Glia. 2006;53(2):124-31.
  • Connors NC, Adams ME, Froehner SC, Kofuji P. The potassium channel Kir4.1 associates with the dystrophin-glycoprotein complex via alpha-syntrophin in glia. J Biol Chem. 2004;279(27):28387-28392.
  • Kofuji P, Connors NC. Molecular substrates of potassium spatial buffering in glial cells. Mol Neurobiol. 2003;28(2):195-208.
  • Connors NC, Kofuji P. Dystrophin Dp71 is critical for the clustered localization of potassium channels in retinal glial cells. J Neurosci. 2002;22(11):4321-7.
Nathan Connors