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
Khosravani H, Zhang Y, Tsutsui S, Hameed S, Altier C, Hamid J, Chen L, Villemaire M, Ali Z, Jirik FR, Zamponi GW, "Prion protein attenuates excitotoxicity by inhibiting NMDA receptors." The Journal of cell biology 181,3 (2008 May 5): 551-65
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