Robert Tarran, PhD

Robert Tarran, PhD

Research Assistant Professor
Primary Appointment in Medicine

PhD, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 1998

Signal transduction and the regulation of ion transport in airway epithelia


7125 Thurston-Bowles Building
Campus Box 7248

(919) 966-7052 (office)
(919) 966-5178 (fax)

Postdoctoral Position

NIH-funded postdoctoral positions are available to study CFTR and ENaC in Cystic Fibrosis and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Contact Dr. Tarran for additional information.


The Tarran lab is currently accepting graduate students for rotations during the 2012-13 academic year to study cystic fibrosis lung disease pathogenesis. Interested students should contact Dr. Tarran for rotation project descriptions.