Recent Ion channels Journal Articles

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Robust neuronal dynamics in premotor cortex during motor planning

Neural activity maintains representations that bridge past and future events, often over many…

Published: Apr 12, 2016 in Nature

Ion channels / Life Science / Neuroscience

Pharmacotherapy for Pain in a Family With Inherited Erythromelalgia Guided by Genomic Analysis and Functional Profiling

There is a need for more effective pharmacotherapy for chronic pain, including pain in inherited…

Published: Apr 17, 2016 in JAMA Neurology

Genetics / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Neuroscience / Pain / Radiology

Natural killer cells and single nucleotide polymorphisms of specific ion channels and receptor genes in myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome.

The aim of this paper was to determine natural killer (NK) cytotoxic activity and if single…

Published: Apr 21, 2016 in The application of clinical genetics

Genetics / Ion channels / Life Science

Mechanism of NMDA Receptor Inhibition and Activation.

N-methyl-D-aspartate receptors (NMDARs) are glutamate-gated, calcium-permeable ion channels that…

Published: Apr 23, 2016 in Cell

Ion channels / Life Science

Crystal structure of the human σ1 receptor

The human σ1 receptor is an enigmatic endoplasmic-reticulum-resident transmembrane protein…

Published: Apr 03, 2016 in Nature

Depression / Evolution / G-protein coupled receptors / Genetics / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Mental health / Neuroscience / Pain / Protein trafficking / Substance abuse

News Articles (Ion channels)

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Turn left! How myosin-Va helps direct neuron growth

Researchers at the RIKEN Brain Science Institute in Japan have discovered a protein complex that…

Published: Apr 28, 2016

Ion channels / Life Science / Neuroscience / Protein trafficking

Scientists unravel mystery of disrupted communication between brain cells in Parkinson’s patients

A possible cause has been found for the disrupted communication between brain cells exhibited by…

Published: Apr 27, 2016

Ion channels / Life Science / Neuroscience

New light shed on causes of movement disorders Parkinson’s disease

A possible cause has been found for the disrupted communication between brain cells exhibited by…

Published: Apr 26, 2016

Ion channels / Life Science / Neuroscience

Newly identified molecular pathway could lead to new treatments for reflux, incontinence disorders

Researchers at UMass Medical School have identified a new molecular pathway critical for maintaining…

Published: Apr 25, 2016

Genetics / Ion channels / Life Science

Scientists identify genes that control smooth muscle contraction in digestive system

Researchers at UMass Medical School have identified a new molecular pathway critical for maintaining…

Published: Apr 22, 2016

Genetics / Ion channels / Life Science

No pain and extreme pain from one gene

The family from northern Pakistan is one of the strangest to appear in the scientific literature. At…

Published: Apr 22, 2016

Depression / Genetics / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Mental health / Neuroscience / Pain

UMMS scientists identify genes that control smooth muscle contraction

Researchers at UMass Medical School have identified a new molecular pathway critical for maintaining…

Published: Apr 22, 2016

Genetics / Ion channels / Life Science

The gates of serotonin: Cracking the workings of a notorious receptor

EPFL scientists have elucidated for the first time how a notoriously elusive serotonin receptor…

Published: Apr 21, 2016

G-protein coupled receptors / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Mental health / Neuroscience / Schizophrenia

The origin of heart dysfunctions in myotonic dystrophy identified

An international team, including researchers in France at Inserm, CNRS and the University of…

Published: Apr 20, 2016

Cardiology / Genetics / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine

Scientists find way to control behaviour of cardiomyocytes using laser radiation

Scientists from MIPT's Laboratory of the Biophysics of Excitable Systems have discovered how to…

Published: Apr 16, 2016

Cardiology / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Neuroscience

Blog Posts (Ion channels)

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Thus with a kiss I die: could pufferfish be the key to a Shakespearean poison?

In celebration of the Bard, let’s forensically examine the curious substance that gave Juliet…

Published: Apr 21, 2016

Ion channels / Life Science / Microbiology / Neuroscience

Scientists Discover Key Neural Pathways that Allow Transition to Sleep

New research sheds light on the neural mechanisms that allow us to transition from wakefulness to…

Published: Apr 16, 2016

Genetics / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Neuroscience / Sleep

Why bed bugs have made a horrifying comeback

For 60 years, Americans thought they'd vanquished bedbugs forever. They were wrong. Horribly,…

Published: Apr 05, 2016

Evolution / Genetics / Ion channels / Life Science / Neuroscience

We’re a Whole Lot Closer to a Cure for Itching

Scientists say skin is more than just a barrier to the outside world, a realization that could lead…

Published: Mar 14, 2016

Dermatology / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Neuroscience / Pain

Stinging Scorpion vs. Pain-Defying Mouse

The Southern Grasshopper mouse's ability to tolerate scorpion venom may lead to new ways to treat…

Published: Mar 08, 2016

Evolution / Genetics / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Neuroscience / Pain

Researchers Are Using Tarantula Venom To Design New Painkillers

Health and Medicine Photo credit: Tarantula venom may be surprisingly useful.…

Published: Feb 29, 2016

Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Neuroscience / Pain

Zika virus and microcephaly: Antivaccine warriors say it’s vaccines that did it! [Respectful Insolence]

Last week, I wrote about how conspiracy theories are flowing fast and furious regarding the Zika…

Published: Feb 11, 2016

AIDS / Breast cancer / Cancer / Climate change / Earth science / Genetics / Immunology / Ion channels / Life Science / Malaria / Medicine / Neuroscience / Virology

A blue light for erections via optogenetics

With a little help from gene therapy and optogenetics, a blue light will get it up. Every now and…

Published: Feb 01, 2016

Gene Therapy / Genetics / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Neuroscience

How A Neurotoxin in Crabs Causes Brain Damage

High levels of domoic acid in Dungeness and rock crabs has led to a fishing ban by the…

Published: Nov 16, 2015

Hepatology / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Neuroscience

In which the NCCIH is questioned… [Respectful Insolence]

Orac’s vacation continues apace. Well, not quite. The main reason I’m in London right…

Published: Sep 09, 2015

Cancer / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine

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SENIOR DATA SCIENTIST

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Summer Intern

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Neuroscientist – NIH

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Posted: Apr 28, 2016

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RESEARCH SCIENTIST/ENGINEER 1

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Posted: Apr 27, 2016

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Senior Clinical Research Associate

AtriCure, Inc. is a medical device company and a leader in developing, manufacturing and selling…

Posted: Apr 26, 2016

Atrial fibrillation / Cardiology / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Stroke

Post Doc Fellow – Biology (Wagenaar #1)

Post-Doctoral Fellow Department of Biological Sciences The Department of Biological Sciences at the…

Posted: Apr 26, 2016

Evolution / Genetics / Ion channels / Life Science / Neuroscience

RESEARCH SCIENTIST/ENGINEER 1

Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Shift: 1st Notes: As a UW employee, you will…

Posted: Apr 26, 2016

Cardiology / Genetics / Ion channels / Life Science / Medicine / Nanomedicine / Neuroscience

Postdoctoral Fellow — Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience

Louisiana State University Health Science Center Neuroscience Center of Excellence New Orleans,…

Posted: Apr 25, 2016

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