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

Asahchop EL, Meziane O, Mamik MK, Chan WF, Branton WG, Resch L, Gill MJ, Haddad E, Guimond JV, Wainberg MA, Baker GB, Cohen EA, Power C, "Reduced antiretroviral drug efficacy and concentration in HIV-infected microglia contributes to viral persistence in brain." Retrovirology 14,1 (2017 Oct 16): 47
Acharjee S, Branton WG, Vivithanaporn P, Maingat F, Paul AM, Dickie P, Baker GB, Power C, "HIV-1 Nef expression in microglia disrupts dopaminergic and immune functions with associated mania-like behaviors." Brain, behavior, and immunity 40, (2014 Aug): 74-84
Song MS, Matveychuk D, MacKenzie EM, Duchcherer M, Mousseau DD, Baker GB, "An update on amine oxidase inhibitors: multifaceted drugs." Progress in neuro-psychopharmacology & biological psychiatry 44, (2013 Jul 1): 118-24