MacIntosh Lectureship

Seminar - The role of the voltage gated sodium channel Nav1.7 in human pain and pleasure

24Jan202011:00
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There has been significant progress over the last decade in understanding the molecular basis by which sensory neurons transduce and subsequently transmit noxious (ie. tissue damaging) stimuli...

Seminar - Fructose and the Hungry Brain

14Feb202011:00
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Fructose is a simple sugar found in fruit and honey, but it is also used as sweeteners via added sugars, syrups, or high fructose corn syrup in processed foods or beverages.

Seminar - Astroglial modulation of neuronal firing pattern in cortical and rhythmogenic brainstem sensorimotor circuits

17Jan202011:00
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12:00

Several functions, motor or sensory, rely on the ability of neurons to modify their discharge pattern to faithfully encode the characteristics of a sensory stimulus or to reflect a rhythmic motor...