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research director , cell biology educator

Robert John Walter, American cell biology educator, research director. Recipient Top Doc Teaching award University Illinois Graduate Student Council, 1987. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society for Cell Biology, Society for Leukocyte Biology.

Background

Walter, Robert John was born on November 15, 1950 in Cleveland. Son of Earl William and Alma Virginia Walter.

Education

Bachelor of Science with distinction, Ohio State University, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, Case Western Reserve University, 1978.

Career

Research fellow University Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, 1977-1980. Assistant professor University Illinois, Chicago, 1980-1987. Associate professor Loyola University, Maywood, Illinois, 1987-1993.

Senior scientist Cook County Hospital, Chicago, since 1988, director research laboratory, since 1993. Associate professor Rush Medical College, since 1994. Member scientific committee Hektoen Foundation for Medical Research, Chicago, since 1990, review committee American Cancer Society, Illinois Division, Chicago, 1989-1996.

Achievements

  • Achievements include localization of formylpeptide chemotaxis receptors on leukocytes. Developed and characterized skin dermal substitute for use in wound healing, abdominal wall repair;demonstrated great potential of Noal Castle discase virus virus as an anti-tumer agent for a wide range of human cancers including neutablastoma, sarcomas, pancreatic tumors, and other carcinomas. Disclared injurious cardiac effects of electromascular incapacitation(stun) devices and other electric field effects.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society for Cell Biology, Society for Leukocyte Biology.

Connections

Married Nai Annie Chu, August 4, 1973. Children, Jessica, Katrina.

father:
Earl William

mother:
Alma Virginia Walter

spouse:
Nai Annie Chu