Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

About the PNAS Member Editor
Name Armstrong, Clay M.
Location University of Pennsylvania
Primary Field Physiology and Pharmacology
 Election Citation
Armstrong has made central contributions to our understanding of the mechanism of the nerve impulse. He has clarified how sodium ions are gated and how they move through the membrane to produce electrical activity, and how the neuron's transmembrane voltage controls the behavior of the channel proteins responsible for the action potential.
 Research Interests
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