Journal of Cytology & Histology

ISSN: 2157-7099

Open Access

Burton Altura

Burton Altura

Burton Altura
Professor Pharmacology & Medicine
Suny Downstate Medical Center, USA


Burton M Altura is a Professor at Suny Downstate Medical Center in USA. He received his PhD from Newyork University School of Medicine in the year 1964. He serves as an Ad Hoc Reviewer and also reviewer for various journals and funding organizations.

Research Interest

Overall interest is the role of magnesium, sphingolipids and lipid messengers in vascular biology and disease processes, such as stroke, diabetes mellitus and atherogenesis. An additional major interest is the role of alcohol and substances of abuse in stroke etiology.

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