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Raul Padron

  • Raúl Padrón, Ph. D,
  • Professor
  • Umass Medical School
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Myosin II interacting-heads motif (IHM) structure, function, evolution and disease



Member Editor

2018 - Present

Journal of Structural Biology

Member of Board of Editors

2014 - Present

Recent publications

  • 18O labeling on Ser45 but not on Ser35 supports the cooperative phosphorylation mechanism on tarantula thick filament activation

    • Sulbarán G
    • Biasutto A
    • Méndez F
    • et al.
  • Myosin Sequestration Regulates Sarcomere Function, Cardiomyocyte Energetics, and Metabolism, Informing the Pathogenesis of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

    • Toepfer C
    • Garfinkel A
    • Venturini G
    • et al.

Professional experience


Umass Medical School

January 2020 - Present

Senior Research Scientist

UMass Medical School

November 2018 - December 2019(a year)

Emeritus Investigator

Venezuelan Institute for Scientific Research (IVIC)

July 1979 - November 2018(39 years)

Postdoctoral fellow

MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology

August 1980 - March 1983(3 years)

Other profiles

Personal website

Co-authors (128)

  • Anahita Vispi Bharda
  • German Camejo