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, Garcia-Caballero A, Simms B, You H, Chen L, Walcher J, Tedford HW, Hermosilla T, Zamponi GW, "The CavĪ² subunit prevents RFP2-mediated ubiquitination and proteasomal degradation of L-type channels." Nature neuroscience 14,2 (2011 Feb): 173-80
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