Department of Pharmacology
Southern Illinios University of
801 North Rutledge Street
Office: (217) 545-2179
Lab: (217) 545-7006
Postdoctoral fellowship in neuroscience at John Curtin School of Medical Research in Australia (1994)
Postdoctoral associate in biophysics at State University of New York (1994-95)
Doctoral degree at the Australian National University in Australia (1992)
Master's and bachelor's degrees at the University of Madras in India (1981, 1978)
Molecular Mechanism of Pain Perception: Modulation of ion channels and synaptic transmission
Recent Publications :
Raisinghani, M., Long C and Premkumar L. S (2004) Gabapentin: A TRPV1 antagonist.
Mol. Pharmacol. (in press).
Raisinghani, M and Premkumar, L. S. (2004). Block of Native and Cloned Vanilloid Receptor 1 (TRPV1) by Aminoglycoside Antibiotics. Pain (in press).
Van Buren J., Bhat S., Smith S., Pauza M., Premkumar L. S. Role of TRPV1 in diabetic peripheral neuropathy. Submitted to J. Neurosci. (under consideration).