James P. Dilger, PhD

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Professor Emeritus
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  • Education   
  • 1974-79 Stony Brook University. Ph.D. Physics/Biophysics
  • 1980-82 University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK. Postdoc in Physiology
  • 1982-84 Stony Brook University. Postdoc in Neurobiology
  • Research Interests   
  • Mechanisms of anesthetic action
  • Ligand gated ion channel kinetics
  • TRPM7 channels
  • Role of ion channels in cancer
  • Nicotinic receptors in cnidarians
  • Publications   
  • Recent Presentations   
  • Khan N, Zheng G, Dilger JP. Volatile anesthetics suppress desensitization of α1 and α1β glycine receptor currents. 9th International Conference on Mechanisms of Anesthesia, June 2015
  • Groeneveld K, Dilger JP, Urban BW. Single channel characterization of human 5-HT3A QDA receptors. 9th International Conference on Mechanisms of Anesthesia, June 2015
  • Chakraborty S, Xiao C, Dilger JP, Lin J. Lidocaine alters migration and TRPM7 channel expression of human A549 lung cancer cells. IARS 2016
  • Xiao C, Dilger JP, Lin J. Inhibition of breast cancer cells by local anesthetics. IARS 2016
  • Holiprosad D, Etwaru K, Xiao C, Dilger JP, Lin J. Inhibition of TRPM7 channels in HEK-293 cells by local anesthetics. IARS 2016
  • Shanawaz MA, Mago S, Stekol A, Rebecchi MJ, Dilger JP. Glycine receptor oligomerization characterized by number and brightness analysis. Biophysical Society Meeting, 2018
  • Li R, Li M, Liu H, Huang Y, Dilger JP, Lin J. Comparing Volatile and Intravenous Anesthetics in a Mouse Model of Breast Cancer Metastasis. American Assoc for Cancer Research meeting, April 2018
  • Dilger JP, Jin Z, Lin J, Liu H. Effects of Lidocaine on Breast Cancer Cells and the Potential Role of Transient Receptor Potential Melastatin 7 (TRPM 7). IARS 2019
  • Shanawaz M, Dilger JP. When a gain becomes a loss: Gain-of-function glycine receptors and hyperekplexia. Biophysical Society 2021