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David S. Bredt is an American molecular neuroscientist who has been Global Head Discovery Neuroscience at Johnson & Johnson since 2011.

After studies in chemistry at Princeton, Bredt studied medicine at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine where he obtained M.D and Ph.D degrees. He was a student of Solomon H. Snyder whom he also co-authored several widely cidely papers. He worked as a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Neuroscience at Johns Hopkins from 1993 to 1994. He became a 1995 Searle scholar, and received a 1997 Beckman Young Investigators Award.

He worked at the University of California, San Francisco Medical school from 1994 to 2004, first as an assistant professor, later as professor of physiology.

He served as Vice President of Integrative Biology at Eli Lilly and Company from 2004 to 2011. He was elected to the Johns Hopkins University Society of Scholars in 2005.

Selected papers

  • Isolation of nitric oxide synthetase, a calmodulin-requiring enzyme PNAS, January 1, 1991, vol 87.
  • Localization of nitric oxide synthase indicating a neural role for nitric oxide Nature 347, 768 - 770 (25 October 1990).
  • Nitric oxide mediates glutamate-linked enhancement of cGMP levels in the cerebellum PNAS, 1 November 1989, vol 86.
  • References

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