Valerie B. Caraiscos, Ph.D.

University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada 
GABA, anesthetics, memory, pain, extrasynaptic receptors
"Valerie Caraiscos"
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Beverley A. Orser grad student 2004 University of Toronto
 (Tonic GABA(A) receptors in hippocampal pyramidal neurons and their sensitivity to general anesthetics.)
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Caraiscos VB, Bonin RP, Newell JG, et al. (2007) Insulin increases the potency of glycine at ionotropic glycine receptors. Molecular Pharmacology. 71: 1277-87
Orser BA, Caraiscos VB, Elliott E, et al. (2005) Anesthetic sensitivity is reduced in hippocampal pyramidal neurons from GABAA receptor α5 subunit null mutant mice International Congress Series. 1283: 38-42
Orser BA, Caraiscos VB, You-Ten EK, et al. (2005) The α5 GABAA receptor subunit confers resistance to isoflurane inhibition International Congress Series. 1283: 189-192
Caraiscos VB, Newell JG, You-Ten KE, et al. (2004) Selective enhancement of tonic GABAergic inhibition in murine hippocampal neurons by low concentrations of the volatile anesthetic isoflurane. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 24: 8454-8
Xing Y, Sonner J, Laster MJ, et al. (2004) Insulin decreases isoflurane minimum alveolar anesthetic concentration in rats independently of an effect on the spinal cord. Anesthesia and Analgesia. 98: 1712-7, table of con
Caraiscos VB, Elliott EM, You-Ten KE, et al. (2004) Tonic inhibition in mouse hippocampal CA1 pyramidal neurons is mediated by alpha5 subunit-containing gamma-aminobutyric acid type A receptors. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 101: 3662-7
Campbell DC, Breen TW, Halpern S, et al. (2004) In collaboration with the Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society, the Canadian Journal of Anesthesia is proud to publish the best abstracts presented at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society held in Quebec City, Quebec, June 18–22, 2004 Canadian Journal of Anesthesia. 51: A1-A10
Caraiscos VB, Mihic SJ, MacDonald JF, et al. (2002) Tyrosine kinases enhance the function of glycine receptors in rat hippocampal neurons and human alpha(1)beta glycine receptors. The Journal of Physiology. 539: 495-502
Caraiscos VB, MacDonald JF, Orser BA. (2002) Insulin Enhancement of Glycine Receptors in Spinal Neurons: A Novel Strategy for Pain Therapy Anesthesiology. 96: A769
Naik V, Matsumoto E, Houston P, et al. (2001) Learning fiberoptic intubation on a simple model transfers to the O.R. Canadian Journal of Anaesthesia = Journal Canadien D'Anesthesie. 48: A2-A50
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