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, 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