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Geoffrey Burnstock

Autonomic Neuroscience Centre

Royal Free and University College Medical School

Rowland Hill Street




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  • Autonomic Neuroscience Centre, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Rowland Hill Street, London, UK. 1999 - 2013
  • School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Nottingham Medical School, Queen's Medical Centre, United Kingdom. 2003
  • Department of Anatomy and Developmental Biology, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK. 1996


  1. Introduction to purinergic signalling in the brain. Burnstock, G. Adv. Exp. Med. Biol. (2013) [Pubmed]
  2. Discovery of purinergic signalling, the initial resistance and current explosion of interest. Burnstock, G. Br. J. Pharmacol. (2012) [Pubmed]
  3. Purinergic signaling in the airways. Burnstock, G., Brouns, I., Adriaensen, D., Timmermans, J.P. Pharmacol. Rev. (2012) [Pubmed]
  4. Purinergic signalling: Its unpopular beginning, its acceptance and its exciting future. Burnstock, G. Bioessays (2012) [Pubmed]
  5. Preface to special issue (Commercial Developments in Purinergic Signalling). Burnstock, G. Purinergic Signal. (2012) [Pubmed]
  6. Adenosine and ATP receptors in the brain. Burnstock, G., Fredholm, B.B., Verkhratsky, A. Curr. Top. Med. Chem (2011) [Pubmed]
  7. Purinergic signaling in embryonic and stem cell development. Burnstock, G., Ulrich, H. Cell. Mol. Life Sci. (2011) [Pubmed]
  8. Therapeutic potential of purinergic signalling for diseases of the urinary tract. Burnstock, G. BJU Int. (2011) [Pubmed]
  9. Control of vascular tone by purines and pyrimidines. Burnstock, G. Br. J. Pharmacol. (2010) [Pubmed]
  10. Vas deferens--a model used to establish sympathetic cotransmission. Burnstock, G., Verkhratsky, A. Trends Pharmacol. Sci. (2010) [Pubmed]
  11. Purinergic cotransmission. Burnstock, G. Exp. Physiol. (2009) [Pubmed]
  12. Evolutionary origins of the purinergic signalling system. Burnstock, G., Verkhratsky, A. Acta. Physiol. (Oxf) (2009) [Pubmed]
  13. Purines and sensory nerves. Burnstock, G. Handb. Exp. Pharmacol (2009) [Pubmed]
  14. Autonomic neurotransmission: 60 years since sir Henry Dale. Burnstock, G. Annu. Rev. Pharmacol. Toxicol. (2009) [Pubmed]
  15. Purinergic signalling: past, present and future. Burnstock, G. Braz. J. Med. Biol. Res. (2009) [Pubmed]
  16. Purinergic receptors and pain. Burnstock, G. Curr. Pharm. Des. (2009) [Pubmed]
  17. Editorial. Burnstock, G. Purinergic Signal. (2009) [Pubmed]
  18. Acupuncture: a novel hypothesis for the involvement of purinergic signalling. Burnstock, G. Med. Hypotheses (2009) [Pubmed]
  19. Purinergic mechanosensory transduction and visceral pain. Burnstock, G. Mol. Pain (2009) [Pubmed]
  20. Purinergic signalling and disorders of the central nervous system. Burnstock, G. Nat. Rev. Drug. Discov (2008) [Pubmed]
  21. Dual control of vascular tone and remodelling by ATP released from nerves and endothelial cells. Burnstock, G. Pharmacol. Rep (2008) [Pubmed]
  22. The journey to establish purinergic signalling in the gut. Burnstock, G. Neurogastroenterol. Motil. (2008) [Pubmed]
  23. Non-synaptic transmission at autonomic neuroeffector junctions. Burnstock, G. Neurochem. Int. (2008) [Pubmed]
  24. UCB Pharma research day-25 October 2007 'Glia-neuron interactions and purinergic receptors in neurological disorders'. Burnstock, G., De Ryck, M. Purinergic Signal. (2008) [Pubmed]
  25. Unresolved issues and controversies in purinergic signalling. Burnstock, G. J. Physiol. (Lond.) (2008) [Pubmed]
  26. Purinergic receptors as future targets for treatment of functional GI disorders. Burnstock, G. Gut (2008) [Pubmed]
  27. Purine and pyrimidine receptors. Burnstock, G. Cell. Mol. Life Sci. (2007) [Pubmed]
  28. Physiology and pathophysiology of purinergic neurotransmission. Burnstock, G. Physiol. Rev. (2007) [Pubmed]
  29. Purinergic signalling. Burnstock, G. Br. J. Pharmacol. (2006) [Pubmed]
  30. Purinergic P2 receptors as targets for novel analgesics. Burnstock, G. Pharmacol. Ther. (2006) [Pubmed]
  31. Historical review: ATP as a neurotransmitter. Burnstock, G. Trends Pharmacol. Sci. (2006) [Pubmed]
  32. Pathophysiology and therapeutic potential of purinergic signaling. Burnstock, G. Pharmacol. Rev. (2006) [Pubmed]
  33. Cotransmission. Burnstock, G. Curr. Opin. Pharmacol (2004) [Pubmed]
  34. Introduction: P2 receptors. Burnstock, G. Curr. Top. Med. Chem (2004) [Pubmed]
  35. 50 years of passionate commitment. Burnstock, G. Cell. Mol. Life Sci. (2004) [Pubmed]
  36. Involvement of purinergic signaling in cardiovascular diseases. Ralevic, V., Burnstock, G. Drug News Perspect. (2003) [Pubmed]
  37. Potential therapeutic targets in the rapidly expanding field of purinergic signalling. Burnstock, G. Clin. Med (2002) [Pubmed]
  38. Purinergic signaling and vascular cell proliferation and death. Burnstock, G. Arterioscler. Thromb. Vasc. Biol. (2002) [Pubmed]
  39. Interstitial cells of Cajal and purinergic signalling. Burnstock, G., Lavin, S. Auton. Neurosci (2002) [Pubmed]
  40. Purine-mediated signalling in pain and visceral perception. Burnstock, G. Trends Pharmacol. Sci. (2001) [Pubmed]
  41. Release of vasoactive substances from endothelial cells by shear stress and purinergic mechanosensory transduction. Burnstock, G. J. Anat. (1999) [Pubmed]
  42. Current status of purinergic signalling in the nervous system. Burnstock, G. Prog. Brain Res. (1999) [Pubmed]
  43. Purinergic cotransmission. Burnstock, G. Brain Res. Bull. (1999) [Pubmed]
  44. Purinergic receptors: their role in nociception and primary afferent neurotransmission. Burnstock, G., Wood, J.N. Curr. Opin. Neurobiol. (1996) [Pubmed]
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