Dennis Brown#


Dennis Brown
Email:brown.dennis 'at' mgh.harvard.edu
Membership Number:4519
Membership type:FOREIGN
Main Country of Residence:UNITED STATES
Section:PHYSIOLOGY & NEUROSCIENCE
Username:dbrown4519
Elected:2017
Homepage: https://csb.mgh.harvard.edu/brown



Present and Previous Positions
  • 2011 - present Director, MGH Office for Research Career Development (ORCD)
  • 2007 - present Associate Director MGH Center for Systems Biology
  • 2002 - present Prof. of Medicine, Harvard Med. Sch., Massachusetts General Hospital
  • 1997 - present Director, MGH Program in Membrane Biology
  • 1988 - 2002 Associate Professor of Pathology/Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital
  • 1986 - 1988 Assistant Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital
  • 1982 - 1985 Chargé de Recherche - University of Geneva Medical School
  • 1975 - 1981 Maitre Assistant, University of Geneva Medical School
  • 1972 - 1975 PhD candidate, University of East Anglia (UEA), Norwich, UK

Fields of Scholarship
  • Renal physiology
  • Renal cell biology
  • Vesicle trafficking
  • Epithelial cell polarity
  • Aquaporin biology
  • Vacuolar ATPase biology
  • Epithelial fluid and electrolyte transport
  • Urinary concentrating mechanisms
  • Renal acidification mechanisms
  • High resolution microscopy imaging

Honours and Awards
  • 2016 President Elect of the American Physiological Society
  • 2015 Fellow of the American Physiological Society (FAPS)
  • 2013 Honorary Doctorate of Science, Univ. of East Anglia, Norwich, UK for contributions to cell biology and physiology
  • 2013 Robert Pitts Lecture in Nephrology – Intl. Union Physiol. Sci., Birmingham, UK
  • 2012 Harvard Medical School Dean's Leadership Award for the Advancement of Women Faculty
  • 2011 - 2014 Elected to National Council of the American Physiological Society by APS membership
  • 2011 - 2013 Chair, NIH Molecular Biology of the Kidney and Development (MBKD) Study Section
  • 2011 Hugh Davson Distinguished Lecturer Award for Cell Biology – EB Meeting, Washington 2011
  • 2009 - 2017 Editor-in-Chief, Physiological Reviews,the APS' flagship journal (impact factor 30) (term ends Dec. 31, 2017)
  • 2009 - 2011 Member of NIH Cell and Molecular Biology of the Kidney (CMBK) study section
  • 2009 Martin Research Prize for best basic science paper of the year from MGH (Shum et al., Cell 135: 1008-1117)
  • 2009 Daniel L. Kline Lecturer in Systems Biology, Univ. Cincinnati Systems Biology Retreat.
  • 2008 Robert Schrier Endowed Lecture, American Society of Nephrology Meeting, Philadelphia
  • 2008 - 2018 NIH MERIT (R37) grant: a 10 year award given to a small percentage of investigators for exceptional achievement
  • 2008 Suk-Ki Hong Memorial Lecturer – State Univ. of New York, Buffalo.
  • 2006 A. Clifford Barger Excellence in Mentoring Award – Harvard Medical School
  • 2005 Elizabeth Dunaway Burnham visiting lecturer – Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH
  • 1999 Carl Gottschalk Distinguished Lecturer Award for Renal Physiology - FASEB meeting, Washington
  • 1992 Plenary lecturer (Epithelial water channels) at 25th silver anniversary Am. Soc. Nephrol. meeting, Baltimore
  • 1987 - 1992 Established Investigator of the American Heart Association

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