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

Esquerre N, Basso L, Defaye M, Vicentini FA, Cluny N, Bihan D, Hirota SA, Schick A, Jijon HB, Lewis IA, Geuking MB, Sharkey KA, Altier C, Nasser Y, "Colitis-Induced Microbial Perturbation Promotes Postinflammatory Visceral Hypersensitivity." Cellular and molecular gastroenterology and hepatology 10,2 (2020): 225-244
Jendzjowsky NG, Roy A, Iftinca M, Barioni NO, Kelly MM, Herrington BA, Visser F, Altier C, Wilson RJA, "PKCĪµ stimulation of TRPV1 orchestrates carotid body responses to asthmakines." The Journal of physiology 599,4 (2021 Feb): 1335-1354
Defaye M, Abdullah NS, Iftinca M, Hassan A, Agosti F, Zhang Z, Cumenal M, Zamponi GW, Altier C, "Gut-innervating TRPV1+ Neurons Drive Chronic Visceral Pain via Microglial P2Y12 Receptor." Cellular and molecular gastroenterology and hepatology 13,4 (2022): 977-999