Professor of Medicine and Physiology & Biophysics
Chair of UAB’s Institutional Review Board for Human Use (IRB)

Contact Information Zeigler Research Building, Room 538
703 19th Street South
Birmingham, Alabama 35294-0007
Office Phone: (205) 934-4622
Office Fax: (205) 975-6237





Medical Degree
Univ Zurich, Med Fak, Zurich, Switzerland




Selected Journal Articles

Wang P, Umeda PK, Sharifov OF, Halloran BA, Tabengwa E, Grenett HE, Urthaler F, Wolkowicz PE. Evidence that 2-aminoethoxydiphenyl borate provokes fibrillation in perfused rat hearts via voltage-independent calcium channels. Eur J Pharmacol. 2012 Feb 15. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 22366212

Wolkowicz PE, Huang J, Umeda PK, Sharifov OF, Tabengwa E, Halloran BA, Urthaler F, Grenett HE. Pharmacological evidence for Orai channel activation as a source of cardiac abnormal automaticity. Eur J Pharmacol. 2011 Oct 1;668(1-2):208-16. Epub 2011 Jul 5.
PMID: 21745466

Wolkowicz PE, Grenett HE, Huang J, Wu HC, Ku DD, Urthaler F. A pharmacological model for calcium overload-induced tachycardia in isolated rat left atria. Eur J Pharmacol. 2007 Dec 8;576(1-3):122-31. Epub 2007 Aug 14.
PMID: 17803989

Wolkowicz PE, Wu HC, Urthaler F, Ku DD. 2-APB induces instability in rat left atrial mechanical activity. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol. 2007 May;49(5):325-35.
PMID: 17513952

Wolkowicz PE, Ku DD, Grenett HE, Urthaler F. Occupation of the prostaglandin E2-type 1 receptor increases rat atrial contractility via a Y-27632-sensitive pathway. Prostaglandins Other Lipid Mediat. 2002 Sep;70(1-2):91-105.
PMID: 12428681

PubMed Listings

Ferdinand Urthaler, MD