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Randall Stewart, Ph.D.

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Program Director, Extramural Research Program 

Neuroscience Center, Room 2135
6001 Executive Blvd MSC 9527
Bethesda, MD 20892-9527
Specialties: Voltage-dependent and ligand-gated ion channels, membrane pumps, transporters, synapses, protein capture reagents, genetics of the epilepsies, and devices to detect and predict seizures.

Randall Stewart, Ph.D. is Program Director for Channels, Synapses, and Circuits at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). His portfolio includes grants on ion channels, transporters, pumps, synaptic structure and function, genetics of epilepsy, and detection and prediction of seizures. Other areas of programmatic interest to Dr. Stewart include the UC Davis/NIH-funded NeuroMab Facility (, the International Epilepsy Electrophysiology Database (, the Roadmap Affinity Capture Reagents effort (, and the Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network ( Dr. Stewart received his bachelor and master degrees in biology from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, TX, and received his Ph.D. in neurobiology from Columbia University in New York City. He received postdoctoral training at the Biozentrum, Universität Basel in Switzerland in the laboratory of Professor John G. Nicholls and at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique in the laboratory of Dr. Anne Feltz in Strasbourg, France. Before joining the NINDS as a Program Director, Dr. Stewart was a Research Fellow in the intramural program at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.

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Last Modified May 31, 2013