Robert Messing, MD

Robert Messing, MD

Neurology Austin, TX

Attending Neurologist/San Francisco General Hospital


Office Address

  • UT College of Pharmacy, C0875
    107 W. Dean Keeton, BME 6.116A
    Austin, TX 78712
    Phone: (512) 471-1735
    Fax: (512) 471-9272

Robert Messing, MD

Neurology Austin, TX

Attending Neurologist/San Francisco General Hospital

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Neurology: General Neurology

Education & Medical Training

  • Stanford University School of MedicineStanford University School of Medicine
  • Stanford University
  • University of California at San FranciscoUniversity of California at San Francisco
  • University of Virginia

Certifications & Licensure

  • TX State Medical LicenseTX State Medical License2013 - 2015
  • CA State Medical LicenseCA State Medical License1982 - 2015
  • American Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyNeurology, 1986

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Henry M. Burlage Centennial Professor of PharmacyCollege of Pharmacy, UT Austin, 2013
  • Bowles Lectureship AwardUniversity of North Carolina, Chapel, 2011
  • Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research Visiting Lecturer AwardUniversity of Calgary, Calgary, Canada, 2007

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Ethanol as an enhancer of neural differentiation.  Messing RO, Alcohol and Alcoholism Suppl. 2:289-293
  • Alcohol actions on GABA-A receptors: from protein structure to mouse behavior.  Ueno S, Harris RA, Messing RO, Sanchez-Perez AM, Hodge CW, McMahon T, Wang D, Mehmert KK, Kelley SP, Haywood A, Olive MF, Buck KJ, Hood HM, Blednov Y, Findlay G, Mas..., Alcohol. Clin. Exp. Res. 25 (5 Suppl. ISBRA):1S-6S
  • Transgenic and gene "knockout" models in alcohol research.  Hoffman PL, Yagi T, Tabakoff B, Phillips TJ, Kono H, Messing RO, Choi DS, Alcohol. Clin. Exp. Res. 25 (5 Suppl. ISBRA):60S-66S

Books/Book Chapters

  • The Molecular and Genetic Basis of Neurological Disease. Chapter: Molecular biology of alcohol dependence Page 129 - 142
    Messing RO, Diamond I
    Editors: Rosenberg, Prusiner, DiMauro, Barchi, Kunkel.Butterworth-Heinemann, Boston
  • Alcohol, Cell Membranes, and Signal Transduction in Brain. Chapter: Mechanisms that mediate ethanol-induced increases in dihydropyridine- sensitive calcium channels Page 169 - 174
    Messing RO
    Editors: .Plenum, New York
  • Proceedings of the 86th Nobel Symposium: Toward a Molecular Basis of Alcohol Use and Abuse. Chapter: Protein kinase C and adaptation to ethanol Page 29 - 38
    Roivainen R, Hundle BH, Messing RO
    Editors: Janson, Jörvall, Rydberg, Terenius, Vallee.Birkhäuser , Basel

Lectures

  • PKC Epsilon Regulation of GABA-A Receptors. Department of Pharmacology, University of Texas, San Antonio, TX
  • Calcium Channels: Critical Targets of Toxicants and Diseases, Calcium Channels and Alcohol NIEHS Symposium, Durham, NC
  • Protein Kinase C in Pain and Anxiety. Eili Lilly, Indianapolis, IN

Grant Support

  • PKC Delta In Ethanol Regulation Of GABA-A Receptors And BehaviorNational Institute On Alcohol Abuse And Alcoholism
    2009 - 2011
  • Component 2: Administrative CoreNational Institute On Alcohol Abuse And Alcoholism
    2008 - 2012
  • Component 3: Animal And Behavior CoreNational Institute On Alcohol Abuse And Alcoholism
    2008 - 2012
  • Alcohol Center For Translational Genetics (ACTG)National Institute On Alcohol Abuse And Alcoholism
    2008 - 2012
  • Regulation Of GABA Alpha Receptors By PKC Epsilon.National Institute On Alcohol Abuse And Alcoholism
    2007 - 2011
  • Mechanisms Downstream From Pkce In Inflammatory HyperalgesiaNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke
    2007 - 2011
  • Regulation Of Gabaa Receptors By PKC Epsilon.National Institute On Alcohol Abuse And Alcoholism
    2003 - 2006
  • Regulation Of Gabaa Receptors By PKC Epsilon.National Institute On Alcohol Abuse And Alcoholism
    2002 - 2002
  • Ethanol, Neural Differentiation, And Protein Kinase CNational Institute On Alcohol Abuse And Alcoholism
    1995 - 1999
  • Ethanol, Calcium Channels, And Protein Kinase CNational Institute On Alcohol Abuse And Alcoholism
    1990 - 2003
  • Regulation Of Calcium Channels By Protein Kinase CNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke
    1986 - 1990
  • Modulation Of Calcium Dependent Neurotransmitter ReleaseNational Institute On Alcohol Abuse And Alcoholism
    1985 - 1985
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