Emilio R. Garrido Sanabria M.D., Ph.D
Associate Professor

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Emilio R. Garrido-Sanabria, MD, PhD.
Associate Professor
Laboratory of Epilepsy Research


University of Texas Brownsville
Department of

College of Biomedical Sciences and Health Professions

Center of Biomedical Studies
80 Fort Brown,
BRHP 2.117
Brownsville, Texas 78520
Tel: (956) 882-5053
Fax:(956) 882-5043

Email: Emilio.Garrido@UTB.edu
Complete CV






1. Upreti C,  Skinner F, Pacheco LF, Partida C, Otero R, Thakker R, Zhou Z,  Maglakesidze G, Velíšková J, Velíšek L, Romanovicz D, Jones T, Stanton PK, Garrido-Sanabria ER. Long-term increase in presynaptic transmitter release, vesicle recycling and altered presynaptic structure in limbic epilepsy. Brain, Journal of Neurology, (BRAIN-2011-01301), in print, 2011.

2. Ruiz N, Pacheco LF, Farrell B, Ermolinsky BS, Garrido-Sanabria ER, Nair S. Metabolic gene expression changes in the hippocampus of obese epileptic male rats in the pilocarpine model of temporal lobe epilepsy. Brain Research, 1426. 86-95, 2011.

3. Garrido-Sanabria ER, Perez-Cordova MG, Colom LV. Differential expression of voltage-gated K+ currents in medial septum/diagonal band complex neurons exhibiting distinct firing phenotypes. Neuroscience Research, 70(4): 361-9, 2011.

4. Jürgensen S, Antonio LL, Mussi GE, Brito-Moreira J, Bomfim TR, De Felice FG, Garrido-Sanabria ER, Cavalheiro EA, Ferreira ST. Activation of D1/D5 dopamine receptors protects neurons from synapse dysfunction induced by amyloid-beta oligomers. J Biol Chem., 286(5): 3270-6, 2011.

5. Scorza CA, Araujo BH, Leite LA, Torres LB, Otalora LF, Oliveira MS, Garrido-Sanabria ER, Cavalheiro EA. Morphological and electrophysiological properties of pyramidal-like neurons in the stratum oriens of Cornu ammonis 1 and Cornu ammonis 2 area of Proechimys. Neuroscience, 177: 252-68, 2011.

6. Oliveira MS, Pacheco LF, Mello CF, Cavalheiro EA, Garrido-Sanabria ER. Epileptiform activity in the limbic system. Frontiers in Biosciences, Review. 3: 565-93. 2011.

7. Ermolinsky BS, Skinner F, Garcia I, Arshadmansab MF, Otalora LF, Zarei MM, Garrido-Sanabria ER. Upregulation of STREX variant of Ca2+-activated potassium (BK) channel in epileptic rats: a comparative real time PCR study. Neuroscience Research, 69(1): 73-80, 2011.

8. Pacheco Otalora LF, Skinner F, Oliveira MS, Farrell B, Arshadmansab MF, Pandari T, Garcia I, Robles L, Rosas G, Mello CF, Ermolinsky BS, Garrido-Sanabria ER. Chronic deficit in the expression of voltage-gated potassium channel Kv3.4 subunit in the hippocampus of pilocarpine-treated epileptic rats. Brain Research, 1368: 308-16, 2011.

9. Oliveira MS, Skinner F, Arshadmansab M, Garcia I, Pacheco LF, Ermolinsky BS, Knaus H-G, Mello CF, Garrido Sanabria ER, Altered expression and function of small-conductance (SK) Ca2+-activated K+ channels in pilocarpine-treated epileptic rats, Brain Research. 12; 1348:187-99, 2010.

10. Oliveira MS, Furian AF, Rambo LM, Ribeiro LR, Royes LF, Ferreira J, Calixto JB, Otalora LF, Garrido-Sanabria ER, Mello CF. Prostaglandin E2 modulates Na+,K+-ATPase activity in rat hippocampus: implications for neurological diseases. Journal of Neurochemistry, 109(2): 416-26, 2009.

11.   Garrido-Sanabria ER, Pacheco LF, Arshadmansab MF, Francisco S, Ermolinsky B. Impaired expression and function of group II metabotropic receptors in pilocarpine-treated epileptic rats. Brain Research, 1240: 165-76, 2008.

12. Pacheco Otalora LF, Hernandez EF, Arshadmansab MF, Francisco S, Willis M, Ermolinsky B, Zarei M, Knaus HG, Garrido-Sanabria ER. Downregulation of BK channel expression in the pilocarpine model of temporal lobe epilepsy, Brain Research, 1200C: 116-31, 2008.

13. Ermolinsky B, Pacheco LF, Arshadmansab MF, Garrido-Sanabria ER. Differential changes in mGluR2 and mGluR3 gene expression following pilocarpine-induced status epilepticus: A comparative real-time PCR analysis, Brain Research, 1226: 173-80, 2008.

14. Ermolinsky B, Arshadmansab MF, Pacheco Otalora LF, Zarei MM, Garrido-Sanabria ER.Deficit of Kcnma1 mRNA expression in the dentate gyrus of epileptic rats. Neuroreport, 19(13): 1291-4, 2008.

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