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    Akbar Rahman

    TitleAssistant Clinical Professor
    SchoolUniversity of California, San Diego
    DepartmentFamily Medicine and Public Health
    Address9500 Gilman Drive #0968
    CA La Jolla 92093
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      Dr. Rahman went to medical school at Northwestern University, and received his Masters in Public Health there as well. Dr. Rahman has a strong interest in reducing health disparities both domestically and abroad. He has worked in under-served communities in Long Beach, Los Angeles, Jamaica, Haiti, and most recently in South Africa, where he spent over a year in Durban working at a public hospital serving indigent patients suffering from HIV, TB, and a host of chronic conditions.

      Dr. Rahman is interested in educating American medical students and residents to work effectively and intelligently in international settings, and to form long-term relationships with educational institutions and communities abroad. He is also interested in helping to build the capacity of health systems in developing countries to improve the management of chronic diseases.


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      1. Rahman A, Kamal A, Roberts EA, Goldstein LS. Defective kinesin heavy chain behavior in mouse kinesin light chain mutants. J Cell Biol. 1999 Sep 20; 146(6):1277-88. PMID: 10491391; PMCID: PMC2156125.
      2. Xia Ch, Rahman A, Yang Z, Goldstein LS. Chromosomal localization reveals three kinesin heavy chain genes in mouse. Genomics. 1998 Sep 01; 52(2):209-13. PMID: 9782088.
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      3. Rahman A, Friedman DS, Goldstein LS. Two kinesin light chain genes in mice. Identification and characterization of the encoded proteins. J Biol Chem. 1998 Jun 19; 273(25):15395-403. PMID: 9624122.
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      4. Rahman A, Esmaili A, Saatcioglu F. A unique thyroid hormone response element in the human immunodeficiency virus type 1 long terminal repeat that overlaps the Sp1 binding sites. J Biol Chem. 1995 Dec 29; 270(52):31059-64. PMID: 8537364.
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