James P. Dilger, PhD

Professor Emeritus
Webmaster, Sleeptalker Editor

  • 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   
  • 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
  • Lin J, Li R, Huang Y, Dilger JP, Mukherjee MB. Increased lung metastasis with sevoflurane in breast cancer surgery is associated with VEGF and elevated vascular permeability by VEGF in a mouse model of human breast cancer. Journal of Clinical Oncology 2022: 40 (16_suppl), e13060-e13060