• 20797 Citations
1985 …2018
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Research Interests

My research is focused on the mechanisms underlying Parkinson's disease and schizophrenia. This pursuit employs a combination of electrophysiological, optical, genetic and behavioral approaches.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Washington

… → 1983

MS, University of Oregon

… → 1976

Keywords

  • Neuroscience
  • Molecular Biology
  • Schizophrenia
  • Physiology
  • Movement Disorders
  • Parkinson’s disease

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Research Output 1985 2018

1 Citations

Striatal cholinergic interneurons and Parkinson's disease

Tanimura, A., Pancani, T., Lim, S. A. O., Tubert, C., Melendez, A. E., Shen, W. & Surmeier, D. J. May 1 2018 In : European Journal of Neuroscience. 47, 10, p. 1148-1158 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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Striatal synapses, circuits, and Parkinson's disease

Zhai, S., Tanimura, A., Graves, S. M., Shen, W. & Surmeier, D. J. Feb 1 2018 In : Current Opinion in Neurobiology. 48, p. 9-16 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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Systemic isradipine treatment diminishes calcium-dependent mitochondrial oxidant stress

Guzman, J. N., Ilijic, E., Yang, B., Sanchez-Padilla, J., Wokosin, D., Galtieri, D., Kondapalli, J., Schumacker, P. T. & Surmeier, D. J. Jun 1 2018 In : Journal of Clinical Investigation. 128, 6, p. 2266-2280 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Oxidants
Calcium
Mitochondrial Degradation
9 Citations

Calcium, mitochondrial dysfunction and slowing the progression of Parkinson's disease

Surmeier, D. J., Halliday, G. M. & Simuni, T. Dec 1 2017 In : Experimental Neurology. 298, p. 202-209 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Parkinson Disease
Calcium
Isradipine
Phase III Clinical Trials
Dopaminergic Neurons
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Calcium and Parkinson's disease

Surmeier, D. J., Schumacker, P. T., Guzman, J. D., Ilijic, E., Yang, B. & Zampese, E. Feb 19 2017 In : Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 483, 4, p. 1013-1019 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Parkinson Disease
Calcium
Oxidants
Disease Progression
Mitochondrial Degradation