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David H., Ph.D.
David received his Bachelor's degree in biology (cum laude) from Rice University, where he followed an interdisciplinary curriculum that emphasized ecology, evolution, and environmental science. His subsequent work, leading to a Ph.D. in pharmacology at the University of Vermont, included studies on coagulation factor biochemistry and enzymology, G protein-coupled receptor biology and pharmacology, and cancer biology. He also played a role in developing the enabling technology for a biotechnology start-up that is now a NASDAQ-traded pharmaceutical company. His current work focuses on the role of calcium-dependent transcription factors in the regulation of smooth muscle physiology. He is a coauthor of over 20 publications in peer-reviewed journals and has more than eight years experience editing scientific manuscripts. He has also served as principle editor/co-writer on numerous successful NIH grant proposals.