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university dean , Cell biologist

Brenda Russell, British cell biologist, university dean. Research grantee Muscular Dystrophy Association, 1974-1993, American Heart Association, 1977-1992, National Institutes of Health, since 1985. Vice president Illinois School Board #90, River Forest, 1983-1990; president University of California at Los Angeles Child Care Center, 1971-1972.

Background

Russell, Brenda was born on October 11, 1942 in Tamworth, United Kingdom. Came to the United States, 1965. Daughter of Graham H. and Esme (Bennion) Russell.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University London, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, University London, 1971.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow University of California at Los Angeles, 1971-1974, assistant professor, 1974-1976, Rush Medical College, Chicago, 1976-1979, associate professor, 1979-1983, professor, 1983-1988. Professor cell biology department physiology and biophysics University Illinois, since 1988, associate dean Graduate College, since 1994. Co-chairman, member study section American Heart Association, since 1989.

Member study section National Institutes of Health, since 1995. Member review committee National Institutes of Health, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, VA, National Science Foundation.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor American Journal Physiology, since 1993, Cell Tissue Research, since 1993. Editorial board Circulation Research, 1988-1992, American Journal Anatomy, 1985-1992, Journal Microscopy, 1977-1981. Contributor over 60 articles to professional journals.

Membership

Vice president Illinois School Board #90, River Forest, 1983-1990. President University of California at Los Angeles Child Care Center, 1971-1972.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Architecture, environment, ethics.

Connections

Married Jack C. Cooksey, August 7, 1993. Children: Ben Eisenberg, Emily Eisenberg, Jill Eisenberg, Sally Eisenberg.

father:
Graham H. Russell

mother:
Esme (Bennion) Russell

spouse:
Jack C. Cooksey

children:
Ben Eisenberg Russell

Emily Eisenberg Russell

Jill Eisenberg Russell

Sally Eisenberg Russell