Logo for University of Iowa Health Care This logo represents the University of Iowa Health Care

Ian M. Thornell, PhD

Research Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine - Pulmonary, Critical Care and Occupational Medicine

Contact Information

6332 PBDB
169 Newton Road
Iowa City, IA 52242


BS, Biology - Neuroscience, Eberly College of Science, The Pennsylvania State University
PhD, Cell, Developmental, and Integrative Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Research Summary

Dr. Thornell’s research interests include ion transport and its regulation in health and disease. His research focuses on epithelial transport with an emphasis on chloride and acid-base transport using electrophysiological and live-cell imaging techniques.