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

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
Benson C, Paylor JW, Tenorio G, Winship I, Baker G, Kerr BJ, "Voluntary wheel running delays disease onset and reduces pain hypersensitivity in early experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE)." Experimental neurology 271, (2015 Sep): 279-90
Noorbakhsh F, Baker GB, Power C, "Allopregnanolone and neuroinflammation: a focus on multiple sclerosis." Frontiers in cellular neuroscience 8, (2014): 134