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William McCarran, MD

William McCarran, MD
Job Title Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
300 Halket St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
412-692-5030 Phone
412-692-6076 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

2001 University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA

Residency:

2004 Department of Pediatrics, St. Louis Children’s Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Fellowship:

2007 Division of Newborn Medicine, St. Louis Children’s Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Society for Neuroscience

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics
  • DEA

Awards

  • NICHD Pediatric Scientist Development Program Fellowship Award  
  • NIH Office of Loan Repayment and Scholarship Pediatric Loan Repayment Award    
  • UMass Medical School Senior Scholars’ Award    
  • NINDS/NIH Predoctoral Intramural Research Training Award 
  • Roland Jackson Memorial Medical Scholarship   
  • University of Massachusetts Alumni Scholarship  
  • National Merit Scholar     
  • Johns Hopkins Trustees Scholarship Award

Publications

  • Blondel O, Collin C, McCarran WJ, Zhu S, Zamostiano R, Gozes I, Brenneman DE, McKay RD. A glia-derived signal regulating neuronal differentiation. J Neurosci. 2000 Nov 1;20(21):8012-20.
  • McCarran WJ and Goldberg MP. White matter axon vulnerability to AMPA/kainite receptor-mediated ischemic injury is developmentally regulated. J Neurosci 2007, 27(15):4220-4229.

    View Dr.McCarran's full list of publications from PubMed.

Research Interests

  • Molecular control of CNS development
  • Influences of glucocorticoid signaling on CNS development
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February 10, 2010
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