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Robert Messing, MD

Robert Messing, MD

Neurology Austin, TX

Attending Neurologist/San Francisco General Hospital

Office Address

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  • UT College of Pharmacy, C0875
    107 W. Dean Keeton, BME 3.510E
    Austin, TX 78712
    Phone: (512) 471-1735
    Fax: (512) 471-5002

Dr. Messing's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Neurology: General Neurology

Dr. Messing's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • DirectorAlcohol Center for Translational Genetics
    Emeryville, CA
    NIAAA-funded Alcohol Research Center
  • Vice Provost for Biomedical Sciences and Professor of Pharm-ToxThe University of Texas at Austin
    Austin, TX
  • Associate DirectorWaggoner Center for Alcohol and Addiction Research
    Austin, TX
  • Adjunct ScientistChildren's Hospital of Oakland Research Institute
    Oakland, CA
  • Faculty MemberUniversity of California
    San Francisco, CA
  • Principal InvestigatorErnest Gallo Clinic and Research Center, UCSF
    Emeryville, CA
    Assistant Director (1998 - 1999); Associate Director (2000 - 2008); Director Translational Clinical Unit (2007 - 2010); Senior Associate Director (2009 - 2011); Vice President, Internal Affairs (2012 - 2013)

Dr. Messing's Education & Medical Training

  • University of California at San FranciscoUniversity of California at San FranciscoChief Residency, Neurology
  • University of California at San FranciscoUniversity of California at San FranciscoResidency, Neurology
  • University of Virginia University of Virginia Residency, Internal Medicine
  • University of Virginia University of Virginia Internship, Internal Medicine
  • Stanford Univ Sch of MedStanford University School of MedicineMedical School
  • Stanford University Stanford University Other Training, BA, History

Dr. Messing's Certifications & Licensure

  • TX State Medical LicenseTX State Medical License2013 - 2015
  • CA State Medical LicenseCA State Medical LicenseActive through 2013
  • American Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyNeurology, 1986

Dr. Messing's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • College of Pharmacy, UT AustinHenry M. Burlage Centennial Professor of PharmacyCollege of Pharmacy, UT Austin, 2013
  • University of North Carolina, ChapelBowles Lectureship AwardUniversity of North Carolina, Chapel, 2011
  • University of Calgary, Calgary, CanadaAlberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research Visiting Lecturer AwardUniversity of Calgary, Calgary, Canada, 2007
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Dr. Messing's Clinical Trials

Dr. Messing's Publications & Presentations

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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
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Books/Book Chapters

  • The Molecular and Genetic Basis of Neurological Disease.Chapter: Molecular biology of alcohol dependencePage 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 channelsPage 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 ethanolPage 29 - 38
    Roivainen R, Hundle BH, Messing RO
    Editors: Janson, Jörvall, Rydberg, Terenius, Vallee.Birkhäuser , Basel
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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 AlcoholNIEHS Symposium, Durham, NC
  • Protein Kinase C in Pain and Anxiety.Eili Lilly, Indianapolis, IN
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Grant Support

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

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