Michael Rogawski

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Pharmacology, School of Medicine
Neurology, School of Medicine

Offices and Labs

+1 916 801 5714


1980 M.D. Medicine Yale University School of Medicine
1980 Ph.D. Pharmacology Yale University

Research Interests

Neuropharmacology and Neurotherapeutics

Antiepileptic drugs and other epilepsy treatment approaches; translational neuroscience; drug discovery and development

Ion Channel Pharmacology

Drug action on GABA and glutamate receptors, and voltage-gated sodium channels


NINDS Merit Award
NIH Director’s Award
Epilepsy Research Award, American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
British Pharmacological Society Lecture
Killam Lecture, Montreal Neurological Institute
Elected to Active Membership, American Neurological Association
Certificate of Appreciation, Society for Neuroscience
William G. Lennox Lecture, American Epilepsy Society
Service Award, American Epilepsy Society
American Academy of Neurology Neuroendocrine Research Award

Department and Center Affiliations

Center for Neuroscience
CounterACT Center of Excellence
University of California Drug Discovery Center


American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
Society for Neuroscience
American Epilepsy Society
American Neurological Association
American Society for Experimental Neurotherapeutics

CBS Grad Group Affiliations

Molecular, Cellular and Integrative Physiology

Specialties / Focus

Molecular, Cellular and Integrative Physiology
  • Neurophysiology

Graduate Groups not Housed in CBS

Pharmacology and Toxicology (PTX)

Teaching Interests

Principles of Pharmacology (PHA 400B); Neurosciences (NEU 420); Drug Discovery and Development (PHA 207)