About

Name

Glen Baker

University

University of Alberta

Website

psychiatry.med.ualberta.ca/AboutUs/DepartmentMembers/Academic/Baker.aspx

Email

[email protected]

Research Keywords

biomarkers in psychiatric and neurological disorders, neurochemistry of depression, schizophrenia and anxiety disorders, drug metabolism and drug interactions, neuroprotective drugs

Additional Information

Lab Methodologies
  • Neurosteroid Assays
  • Amino acid detection
  • Biogenic amines and metabolites including trace amines
  • Radiochemical lab
Apparatus
  • HPLC (fluorimetry, electrochemical, UV detection)
  • HPLC Mass Spectrometry
  • Gas Chromatography Electron Capture detector
  • Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry including Triple Quad
  • Liquid Scintillation Counter

 

Roles and Connections

Primary Role

Faculty

CAN Connections

Depression

Most Cited Publications

Noorbakhsh F, Baker GB, Power C, "Allopregnanolone and neuroinflammation: a focus on multiple sclerosis." Frontiers in cellular neuroscience 8, (2014): 134
Vivithanaporn P, Asahchop EL, Acharjee S, Baker GB, Power C, "HIV protease inhibitors disrupt astrocytic glutamate transporter function and neurobehavioral performance." AIDS (London, England) 30,4 (2016 Feb 20): 543-52
Casey KF, Benkelfat C, Cherkasova MV, Baker GB, Dagher A, Leyton M, "Reduced dopamine response to amphetamine in subjects at ultra-high risk for addiction." Biological psychiatry 76,1 (2014 Jul 1): 23-30