Busquet Perrine, PhD

University / Clinic: University of Innsbruck
Institute: Dept. of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Research Area: voltage-gated calcium channels

Email: perrine.busquet@iit.it
Web: www2.uibk.ac.at/pharmazie/pharmakologie/index.html

Research Topic:
Role of voltage-gated L-type Ca2+ channels for brain functions

Revealed for the first time the differential role of Cav1.3 and Cav1.2 L.-type Ca2+ channels for emotional behaviour and fear memory.

Current position: Italian Institute of Technology, Genova, Italy

Selected publications:
  Bock G, Gebhart M, Scharinger A, Jangsangthong W, Busquet P, Poggiani C, Sartori S, Mangoni M, Sinnegger-Brauns M, Herzig S, Striessnig J, Koschak A
Functional properties of a newly identified C-terminal splice variant of Cav1.3 L-type Ca2+ channels.
J Biol Chem. 2011 Dec 9;286(49):42736-48.

  Busquet P, Hetzenauer A, Sinnegger-Brauns M, Striessnig J, Singewald N
Role of L-type Ca2+ channel isoforms in the extinction of conditioned fear
Learn Mem 15:378-86.

  Striessnig J, Koschak A, Sinnegger-Brauns M, Hetzenauer A, Nguyen N, Busquet P, Pelster G, Singewald N
Role of voltage-gated L-type Ca2+ channel isoforms for brain function
Biochem Soc Trans. 2006 Nov;34(Pt 5):903-9.

  Nadjar A, Combe C, Busquet P, Dantzer R, Parnet P
Signaling pathways of interleukin-1 actions in the brain: anatomical distribution of phospho-ERK1/2 in the brain of rat treated systemically with interleukin-1beta.
Neuroscience. 2005;134(3):921-32.