Christophe Altier


University of Calgary




[email protected]

Research Keywords

Pain, Inflammation, Ion channels

Roles and Connections

Primary Role


CAN Connections

Nervous System Injury

Looking For

Accepting undergraduate students, Accepting graduate students

Most Cited Publications

Altier C, Khosravani H, Evans RM, Hameed S, Peloquin JB, Vartian BA, Chen L, Beedle AM, Ferguson SS, Mezghrani A, Dubel SJ, Bourinet E, McRory JE, Zamponi GW, "ORL1 receptor-mediated internalization of N-type calcium channels." Nature neuroscience 9,1 (2006 Jan): 31-40
Cenac N, Altier C, Chapman K, Liedtke W, Zamponi G, Vergnolle N, "Transient receptor potential vanilloid-4 has a major role in visceral hypersensitivity symptoms." Gastroenterology 135,3 (2008 Sep): 937-46, 946.e1-2
Altier C, Dale CS, Kisilevsky AE, Chapman K, Castiglioni AJ, Matthews EA, Evans RM, Dickenson AH, Lipscombe D, Vergnolle N, Zamponi GW, "Differential role of N-type calcium channel splice isoforms in pain." The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience 27,24 (2007 Jun 13): 6363-73