Stan Froehner is one of 8 UW faculty elected as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He was recognized for his research on muscular dystrophy, particularly the discovery and studies of syntrophins. The syntrophins are a family of proteins that link signaling proteins to dystrophin, the protein defective in Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophies Election as a fellow of AAAS is an honor bestowed upon members by their peers. Fellows are recognized for meritorious efforts to advance science or its applications.
The department of Physiology & Biophysics acknowledges the Coast Salish peoples of this land, the land which touches the shared waters of all tribes and bands within the Suquamish, Tulalip and Muckleshoot nations. It is in this land where we work, teach, and learn.