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Ara Y. Tourian

Associate Professor Emeritus of Medicine
Box 3066 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710
122 Baker House, Durham, NC 27710


Metabolic Basis of Inherited Central Nervous Disorders 
Biochemical genetics and metabolism
Key Words:
Phenylalanine Hydroxylase, Phenylketonuria, 
Huntington's Chorea: Membrane abnormalities, Glucosamine metabolism, Cell Death   
Wilson's Disease, Alzheimer's Disease

Chronic central pain secondary to central and peripheral nervous system damage:
Strategies for multidisciplinary evaluation and treatment: Centrally acting non-narcotic medications.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Associate Professor Emeritus of Medicine · 1998 - Present Neurology, Clinical Science Departments

Education, Training & Certifications

University of Iowa · 1958 M.D.