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Professor Anant Parekh (Department of Physiology, Anatomy & Genetics) has been awarded a Batsheva Prize from the Rothschild Foundation at the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities.

Professor Anant Parekh

Anant Parekh has been awarded a Batsheva Prize from the Rothschild Foundation at the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities.  As part of the award, he will visit various Israeli Universities and Research Centres to deliver a lecture entitled: Store-operated calcium channels: gating, regulation and novel target for airway disease.

Anant is Professor of Cell Physiology, Director of the Centre of Integrative Physiology and a Fellow of Merton College. He has pioneered research on store-operated calcium channels, discovered how these proteins generate and signal through local Ca2+ microdomains and established a central role for the channels in the development of allergies and asthma.

Read more (Department of Physiology, Anatomy & Genetics website)

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