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Quentin J Pittman

Position: 

Professor, Physiology & Pharmacology; AHFMR Medical Scientist

Phone: 
(403) 220-7383
Address: 

Cumming School of Medicine
University of Calgary
HSC 2115, 3330 Hospital Dr NW
Calgary  AB  T2N 4N1

Biography: 

Research Interests:

Dr. Pittman’s research activities focus on central autonomic control of fever, antipyresis and blood pressure and on the synaptic pharmacology of important endocrine and autonomic nuclei such as the supraoptic nucleus of the hypothalamus and the dorsal vagal complex. In addition, the lab studies plasticity of neuronal function during pregnancy and lactation, and the influence of neonatal immune challenges on adult autonomic function. We are interested in a number of transmitters including: cannabinoids, neuropeptides and amino acids

Research Activities: 

Inflammation

Other Area(s) of Research: 

Neurophysiology

Publications: 
Degrees: 
  • Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy)
Administrative Assistant: 

Phone: 403.220.4472