Arthur S. Polans, PhD

Arthur S. Polans, PhD

Professor Emeritus

Research Interests

  • Understanding the role of calcium signaling in cancer and angiogenic-related diseases of the eye 
  • Identifying the genes and their products which establish the malignant phenotype associated with uveal melanoma, the primary malignancy originating in the eye
  • Developing drug approaches for the treatment of uveal melanoma, other cancers and neovascular diseases of the eye


Postdoctoral Fellowship 1980-1983, Neurobiology and Electronics Research Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley, CA

PhD 1980, Neurosciences Training Program, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

BA 1975, Neurobiology, University of California, Berkeley, CA