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Keith S. Elmslie, PhD


Professor & Chair
Department of Pharmacology


Address: A.T. Still University of Health Sciences
Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
800 W. Jefferson St.
Kirksville, MO  63501

Postdoctoral Fellow: Case Western Reserve University, 1991


PhD: (Biology) State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1988


MS: (Biology) University of Utah, 1983


BS: (Biology & Chemistry) Westminster College, 1980


Research Interests:

1. Determinants of ω-conotoxin binding to the N-type calcium channel.
2. Molecular determinants of calcium channel gating.
3. Effects of ceramide on ion channel gating.
4. Cerebrospinal fluid proteins as markers for neuropathic pain.
5. Determining the effect of intravenous anesthetics on L-type calcium channels in human atrial myocytes.
6. Identification of novel tri-substituted purines that specifically affect ion channel gating.
7. Mechanisms controlling excitability of the exercise pressor reflex.
List of Publications
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