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Gerry S. Oxford

Gerry  S. Oxford

Executive Director, Stark Neurosciences Research Institute
Professor, Pharmacology & Toxicology

Office: Research II Building 402
Tel: 317-278-5808

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  • Ph.D. Emory University (1974)


  • Neuroscience;
  • Signal Transduction/Gene Expression

Representative Publications

  • Zhu, W. and Oxford, G.S. Phosphoinositide-3-kinase and mitogen activated protein kinase signaling pathways mediate acute NGF sensitization of TRPV1. J. Gen. Physiol. (2006 submitted).
  • Webb CK, McCudden CR, Willard FS, Kimple RJ, Siderovski DP, Oxford GS.D2 dopamine receptor activation of potassium channels is selectively decoupled by Galpha-specific GoLoco motif peptides. J Neurochem. 2005 Mar;92(6):1408-18.
  • Oxford GS, Webb CK. GoLoco motif peptides as probes of Galpha subunit specificity in coupling of G-protein-coupled receptors to ion channels. Methods Enzymol. 2004;390:437-50.
  • Gay, E.A., Urban, J.D., Nichols, D.E., Oxford, G.S., and Mailman, R.B. Functional selectivity of D2 receptor ligands in a CHO hD2L cell line: evidence for ligand-specific receptor states. Molecular Pharmacology 2004 Jul;66(1):97-105
  • Zhu, W., Galoyan, S.M., Petruska, J.C., Oxford, G.S. and Mendell, L.M. A developmental switch in acute sensitization of small dorsal root ganglion (DRG) neurons to capsaicin or noxious heating by NGF. J. Neurophysiology 92(5):31 48-52.2004 Nov 2004 2004 Nov;92(5):3148-52.Nov;92(5):3148-52.;92(5):3148-52