About

Name

Christophe Altier

University

University of Calgary

Website

http://www.ucalgary.ca/irn/faculty/christophealtier

Email

[email protected]

Research Keywords

Pain, Inflammation, Ion channels

Roles and Connections

Primary Role

Faculty

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, Zamponi GW, "Targeting Ca2+ channels to treat pain: T-type versus N-type." Trends in pharmacological sciences 25,9 (2004 Sep): 465-70
Lapointe TK, Basso L, Iftinca MC, Flynn R, Chapman K, Dietrich G, Vergnolle N, Altier C, "TRPV1 sensitization mediates postinflammatory visceral pain following acute colitis." American journal of physiology. Gastrointestinal and liver physiology 309,2 (2015 Jul 15): G87-99