Nicole Scheff

Contact

W1406 Biomedical Science
412-383-5368
nns6@pitt.edu

Education

BS, University of Kentucky (2014)

Focus

The role of intracellular calcium regulation in persistent inflammation-induced neuronal excitability and hyperalgesia.

Publications

Scheff, N.N., Yilmaz E. and Gold, M.S. The properties, distribution and function of Na+/Ca2+ exchanger isoforms in rat sensory neurons. J Physiol. 2014, (submitted).

Schwartz, E.S., La, J.H., Scheff, N.N., Davis, B.M., Albers, K.M. and Gebhart, G.F. TRPV1 and TRPA1 antagonists prevent the transition of acute to chronic inflammation and pain in chronic pancreatitis. J Neurosci. 2013 Mar 27; 33(13):5603-11.

Scheff, N.N., Lu, S.G. and Gold, M.S. Contribution of endoplasmic reticulum Ca2+ regulatory mechanisms to the inflammation-induced increase in the evoked calcium transient in rat cutaneous dorsal root ganglion neurons. Cell Calcium 2013 May 2(54):46-56.

Harriott, A.M., Scheff, N.N. and Gold, M.S. The complex actions of sumatriptan on rat dural afferents. Celphalalgia. Jul;32(10): 738-49, 2012.

Scheff, N.N. and Gold, M.S. Sex differences in the inflammatory mediator-induced sensitization of dural afferents. J Neurophysiol, 106: 1662-1668, 2011.