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Michael T. Alkire

Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care

Center for Neurobiology of Learning and Memory

University of California- Irvine




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  • Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care, Center for Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, University of California- Irvine, Irvine, USA. 2001 - 2009
  • Department of Anesthesiology, University of California at Irvine, Orange, CA 92868, USA. 1997 - 2008
  • University of California, Irvine, California, USA. 2008


  1. Thalamic microinfusion of antibody to a voltage-gated potassium channel restores consciousness during anesthesia. Alkire, M.T., Asher, C.D., Franciscus, A.M., Hahn, E.L. Anesthesiology (2009) [Pubmed]
  2. Neuroimaging analysis of an anesthetic gas that blocks human emotional memory. Alkire, M.T., Gruver, R., Miller, J., McReynolds, J.R., Hahn, E.L., Cahill, L. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. (2008) [Pubmed]
  3. Loss of effective connectivity during general anesthesia. Alkire, M.T. Int. Anesthesiol. Clin (2008) [Pubmed]
  4. Hypothesis: suppression of memory protein formation underlies anesthetic-induced amnesia. Alkire, M.T., Guzowski, J.F. Anesthesiology (2008) [Pubmed]
  5. Does the amygdala mediate anesthetic-induced amnesia? Basolateral amygdala lesions block sevoflurane-induced amnesia. Alkire, M.T., Nathan, S.V. Anesthesiology (2005) [Pubmed]
  6. General anesthesia and the neural correlates of consciousness. Alkire, M.T., Miller, J. Prog. Brain Res. (2005) [Pubmed]
  7. Memory enhancing effect of low-dose sevoflurane does not occur in basolateral amygdala-lesioned rats. Alkire, M.T., Nathan, S.V., McReynolds, J.R. Anesthesiology (2005) [Pubmed]
  8. Dissociable brain activation responses to 5-Hz electrical pain stimulation: a high-field functional magnetic resonance imaging study. Alkire, M.T., White, N.S., Hsieh, R., Haier, R.J. Anesthesiology (2004) [Pubmed]
  9. Relative amnesic potency of five inhalational anesthetics follows the Meyer-Overton rule. Alkire, M.T., Gorski, L.A. Anesthesiology (2004) [Pubmed]
  10. The power of observation. Alkire, M.T. Conscious. Cogn (2001) [Pubmed]
  11. Lesions of the basolateral amygdala complex block propofol-induced amnesia for inhibitory avoidance learning in rats. Alkire, M.T., Vazdarjanova, A., Dickinson-Anson, H., White, N.S., Cahill, L. Anesthesiology (2001) [Pubmed]
  12. Toward a unified theory of narcosis: brain imaging evidence for a thalamocortical switch as the neurophysiologic basis of anesthetic-induced unconsciousness. Alkire, M.T., Haier, R.J., Fallon, J.H. Conscious. Cogn (2000) [Pubmed]
  13. Functional brain imaging during anesthesia in humans: effects of halothane on global and regional cerebral glucose metabolism. Alkire, M.T., Pomfrett, C.J., Haier, R.J., Gianzero, M.V., Chan, C.M., Jacobsen, B.P., Fallon, J.H. Anesthesiology (1999) [Pubmed]
  14. Quantitative EEG correlations with brain glucose metabolic rate during anesthesia in volunteers. Alkire, M.T. Anesthesiology (1998) [Pubmed]
  15. Hippocampal, but not amygdala, activity at encoding correlates with long-term, free recall of nonemotional information. Alkire, M.T., Haier, R.J., Fallon, J.H., Cahill, L. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. (1998) [Pubmed]
  16. Positron emission tomography study of regional cerebral metabolism in humans during isoflurane anesthesia. Alkire, M.T., Haier, R.J., Shah, N.K., Anderson, C.T. Anesthesiology (1997) [Pubmed]
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