Alain Altamirano-Espinoza, PhD

Research Instructor in Psychiatry

Contact Details

3811 O'Hara St.

Education & Training

Neuropharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Center for Research and Advanced Studies of the National Polytechnic Institute (CINVESTAV), Mexico
Radiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Neurobiology, Neurobiology Institute, Universidad Nacional Autnoma de Mxico (UNAM), Mexico

Research Interests

Pharmacology and experimental therapeutics
Selected Research Publications & Products
  1. Hernndez-Abreu OI, Garca-Pedraza J, Rivera-Mancilla E, Villanueva-Castillo B, Morn A, Garca-Domingo M, Manrique-Maldonado G, Altamirano-Espinoza AH, Villaln CM. Blockade of 5-HT2 receptors with sarpogrelate uncovers 5-HT7 receptors inhibiting the tachycardic sympathetic drive in pithed rats., (2020) Clin Exp Pharmacol Physiol. 47(3):403-411. doi: 10.1111/1440-1681.13227
  2. Olivares-Moreno R, Lopez-Hidalgo M, Altamirano-Espinoza A, Gonzalez-Gallardo A, Antaramian A, Veronica Lopez-Virgen, Rojas-Piloni G (2019). Mouse corticospinal system comprises different functional neuronal ensembles depending on their hodology., BMC Neuroscience, BMC Neurosci 20, 50 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12868-019-0533-5
  3. Avils-Rosas V, Rivera-Mancilla E, Marichal-Cancino B, Manrique-Maldonado G, Altamirano-Espinoza A, MaassenVanDenBrink A, Villaln CM. (2017), Olcegepant blocks neurogenic and non-neurogenic CGRPergic vasodepressor responses and facilitates noradrenergic vasopressor responses in pithed rats., Br J Pharmacol. Jul;174(13):2001-2014. doi: 10.1111/bph.13799. Epub 2017 May 2.