Each volume of Advances in Pharmacology provides a rich collection of reviews on timely topics. Emphasis is placed on the molecular bases of drug action, both applied and experimental.


Researchers, technicians, and graduate students in pharmacology, immunology, neuroscience, and biochemistry.

Table of Contents

T.J. Opgenorth, Endothelin Receptor Antagonism. V. Sorrentino, The Ryanodine Receptor Family of Intracellular Calcium Release Channels. G.J. Moore, J.R. Smith, B.W. Baylis, and J. Matsoukas, Design and Pharmacology of Peptide Mimetics. T.B. Campbell and B.A. Sullenger, Alternative Approaches for the Application of Ribozymes as Gene Therapies for Retroviral Infections. K.K. Wu, Inducible Cyclooxygenase and Nitric Oxide Synthase. A.G. Stewart, P.R. Tomlinson, and J.W. Wilson, Regulation of Airway Wall Remodeling: Prospects for the Development of Novel Antiasthma Drugs. L. Adorini, J.-C. Guery, and S. Trembleau, Advances in Selective Immunosuppression. J.G. Jurcic, P.C. Caron, and D.A.Scheinberg, Monoclonal Antibody Therapy of Leukemia and Lymphoma. H.R. Naik, G. Kalemkerian, and K.J. Pienta, 4-Hydroxyphenylretinamide in the Chemoprevention of Cancer. I. Hellstrom, K.E. Hellstrom, C.B. Siegall, and P.A. Trail, Immunoconjugates and Immunotoxins for Therapy of Carcinomas. W.G. Rice and J.P. Bader, Discovery and in Vitro Development of AIDS Antiviral Drugs as Biopharmaceuticals. Chapter References. Subject Index. Contents of Previous Volumes.


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About the serial-volume-editors

Ferid Murad

Ferid Murad was born in Whiting, Indiana. Working concurrently on an M.D. and Ph.D. in Pharmacology, Dr. Murad graduated with both degrees from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, in 1965. His many honors include the Alfred S. Maschke Award for Clinical Excellence from Case Western Reserve University in 1965. He has held several distinguished positions, including Acting Chairman in the Department of Medicine and Acting Division Chief, Division of Respiratory Medicine at Stanford University. He currently is CEO and President of Molecular Geriatrics Corporation in Lake Bluff, Illinois. Dr. Murad is married and has five children.


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