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Los Angeles, CA 90095 Dept. of Physiology,
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, CA 90095
|Distinguished Professor, Integrative Biology and Physiology|
|Associate Dean, Life Sciences|
|Member, Brain Research Institute, Cell & Developmental Biology GPB Home Area, Center for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, Molecular, Cellular & Integrative Physiology GPB Home Area|
Dr. Grinnell received his B.A. in 1958 and his PhD in 1962, both from Harvard. He did postdoctoral training in the laboratory of Prof. Bernard Katz, University College London (1962-64) and with Prof. T. H. Bullock, UCLA, (1964-65). He was appointed an Assitant Prof. of Biology at UCLA in 1964, Assoc. Prof. in 1966, and Full Prof. in 1971. Since 1972 he has been a Prof. in the Dept. of Physiology. In 1977 he was named Head of the Ahmanson Laboratory of Neurobiology in the BRI, and from 1978-2002 was Director of the Jerry Lewis Neuromuscular Research Center. IN 1997 he joined the Dept. of Physiological Science and chaired that department until 2001. Since 1990, he has been a Researtch Associate of the Fowler Museum of Cultural History.