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Rodrigo Varas Orozco

Profesor Asociado

Universidad Autónoma de Chile

Talca, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


demyelinating diseases, neuroinflammation, synaptic function

Educación

  •  Biology, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. Chile, 1997
  •  Neurobiology/phisiology, PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE. Chile, 2003

Experiencia Académica

  •   Profesor Asistente Full Time

    PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

    Ciencias Biológicas

    Santiago, Chile

    2006 - 2012

  •   Profesor Asociado Part Time

    UNIVERSIDAD AUTONOMA DE CHILE

    Ciencias de la Salud

    Talca, Chile

    2013 - A la fecha


 

Article (15)

Study of the Contribution of Nicotinic Receptors to the Release of Endogenous Biogenic Amines in Drosophila Brain
Wnt5a inhibits K+ currents in hippocampal synapses through nitric oxide production
Inhibition of rat carotid body glomus cells TASK-like channels by acute hypoxia is enhanced by chronic intermittent hypoxia
nAChR-induced octopamine release mediates the effect of nicotine on a startle response in Drosophila melanogaster
Neonicotinic analogues: Selective antagonists for alpha 4 beta 2 nicotinic acetylcholine receptors
Functional expression of the alpha 7 and alpha 4-containing nicotinic acetylcholine receptors on the neonatal rat carotid body
Muscarinic modulation of TASK-like background potassium channel in rat carotid body chemoreceptor cells
Sustained Hypoxia Enhances TASK-like Current Inhibition by Acute Hypoxia in Rat Carotid Body Type-I Cells
ATP- and ACh-induced responses in isolated cat petrosal ganglion neurons
Electrical and pharmacological properties of petrosal ganglion neurons that innervate the carotid body
Electrophysiological characterization of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors in cat petrosal ganglion neurons in culture: Effects of cytisine and its bromo derivatives
ACh and ATP mediate excitatory transmission in cat carotid identified chemoreceptor units in vitro
Carotid chemosensory neurons in the petrosal ganglia are excited by ACh and ATP
Acetylcholine sensitivity in sensory neurons dissociated from the cat petrosal ganglion
Responses of petrosal ganglion neurons in vitro to hypoxic stimuli and putative transmitters

Abstract (4)

Increased serotonin release in the brain underlies the effect of 4-MTA on olfactory responses in drosophila
Acetylcholine sensitivity in dissociated neurones of the cat petrosal ganglion
Bradykinin-increased venular permeability is not mediated by nitric oxide
Nitric oxide mediates bradykinin-induced arteriolar vasodilatation but not enhanced venular permeability to macromolecules in the hamster cheek pouch

ConferencePaper (1)

Contribution of TASK-like potassium channels to the enhanced rat carotid body responsiveness to hypoxia

Review (2)

Neuroinflammation in Demyelinating Diseases: Oxidative Stress as a Modulator of Glial Cross-Talk
Multiple binding sites in the nicotinic acetylcholine receptors: An opportunity for polypharmacolgy
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Rodrigo Varas

Profesor Asociado

Universidad Autónoma de Chile

Talca, Chile

20
Rodrigo Iturriaga

Chairman of the Department of Physiology

Physiology

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

9
Julio Alcayaga

Profesor Titular

Biología

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE, FAC. CIENCIAS, DEPTO. BIOLOGÍA

Santiago, Chile

3
Fernando Ortiz

profesor asistente

Universidad Autónoma de Chile

Santiago, Chile

2
Jorge Campusano

Associate Professor

Cell & Molecular Biology

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

2
Rodrigo Del Rio

Assistant Professor

Physiology

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

2
Agustin Martinez

Profesor Titular

Instituto de Neurociencia

UNIVERSIDAD DE VALPARAÍSO, CENTRO INTERDISCIPLINARIO DE NEUROCIENCIAS DE VALPARAÍSO

Valparaíso, Chile

1
Ivan Alfaro

Associate Professor, Director of Innovation and Technology Development

Faculty of Medicine

Universidad del Desarrollo

Santiago, Chile

1
Jorge Parodi

Director de laboratorio

Universidad Mayor de Chile

Temuco, Chile

1
Waldo Cerpa

Profesor Asociado

Biología Celular y Molecular

Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Miguel Reyes

Full Professor

Facultad de Ciencias Médicas

UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE, FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS MÉDICAS, ESCUELA DE MEDICINA

Santiago, Chile

1
Eduardo Bravo

University of Iowa

Iowa City, Estados Unidos

1
MANUEL VARAS

Research Professor

UNIVERSIDAD SAN SEBASTIÁN

Santiago, Chile

1
Nibaldo Inestrosa

Full Professor

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Jans Alzate

Associate Professor

Departamento de Bioinformática

UNIVERSIDAD DE TALCA

Talca, Chile

1
German Ebensperger

PROFESOR ASISTENTE

INSTITUTO DE CIENCIAS BIOMEDICAS

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE - FACULTAD DE MEDICINA

Santiago, Chile

1
Jaime Eugenin

Full Professor

Biology

Universidad de Santiago de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Juan Godoy

Tecnologo Medico

Laboratorio Clinico Cruz del Sur

Santiago, Chile

1
Alvaro Etcheverry

Postdoctoral Research Associate

School of Chemistry

University of Edinburgh

Edinburgh, Reino Unido