Massenburg gets article published

Ben Massenburg, a 2007 graduate of King Kekaulike High School, had his first article published in the Sept. 17 edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

The article was based on research he did with the Department of Pharmacology and System Therapeutics at New York’s Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and is titled “ERK regulation of phosphodiesterase 4 enhances dopamine-stimulated AMPA receptor membrane insertion.”

He is in his second year at the medical school.

A link to the abstract of the article may be found at