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Gregg E. Homanics, PhD
Office Address
Biomedical Science Tower 3 Room 6060
3501 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Undergraduate School
West Virginia University, BS
Medical/Graduate School
University of Kentucky, MS
North Carolina State University, PhD
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Postdoctoral Fellowship
Selected Publications
  • Werner DF, Swihart A, Rau V, Jia F, Borghese CM, McCracken ML, Iyer S, Fanselow MS, Oh I, Sonner JM, Eger EI, 2nd, Harrison NL, Harris RA, Homanics GE (2011) Inhaled anesthetic responses of recombinant receptors and knockin mice harboring alpha2(S270H/L277A) GABA(A) receptor subunits that are resistant to isoflurane. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 336:134-144. 
  • Iyer SV, Benavides R, Chandra D, Cook JM, Rallapalli S, June HL, Homanics GE (2011) α4-containing GABAA receptors are required for antagonism of ethanol-induced motor incoordination and hypnosis by the imidazobenzodiazepine Ro15-4513. Frontiers in Pharmacology 2:18. 
  • Blednov YA, Borghese CM, McCracken ML, Benavidez JM, Geil CR, Osterndorff-Kahanek E, Werner DF, Iyer S, Swihart A, Harrison NL, Homanics GE, Harris RA (2011) Loss of ethanol conditioned taste aversion and motor stimulation in knockin mice with ethanol-insensitive alpha2-containing GABA(A) receptors. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 336:145-154.
  • Werner DF, Swihart AR, Ferguson C, Lariviere WR, Harrison NL, Homanics GE (2009) Alcohol-induced tolerance and physical dependence in mice with ethanol insensitive alpha1 GABA A receptors. Alcohol Clin Exp Res 33:289-299. 
  • Rau V, Iyer SV, Oh I, Chandra D, Harrison N, Eger EI, 2nd, Fanselow MS, Homanics GE, Sonner JM (2009) Gamma-aminobutyric acid type A receptor alpha 4 subunit knockout mice are resistant to the amnestic effect of isoflurane. Anesth Analg 109:1816-1822. 
  • Chandra D, Werner DF, Olsen RW, Harrison NL, Homanics GE (2008) Normal acute behavioral responses to moderate/high dose ethanol in GABAA receptor α4 subunit knockout mice. Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:10-18.