Lyanne C Schlichter, PhD

  • Neuroimmunology
    • Expression and roles of potassium and chloride channels in activation of immune cells of the central nervous system (microglia)
    • New approaches to controlling immune-cell activation
    • Modifying the outcome of stroke and neurotrauma by controlling inflammation in the central nervous system
  • Ion-channel regulation
    • Biophysical properties and molecular regulation of ion channels in neuroimmune cells (microglia, T lymphocytes)
    • Modulation of ion channels in immune cells by protein kinases and phosphatases
    • Regulation of expression, trafficking and subcellular targeting of potassium channels
    • Signal-transduction complexes and HERG K+ channels: channel regulation, receptor-mediated signaling
  • Cancer
    • Expression and roles of HERG potassium channels in leukemia and lymphoma cells

Related Links

Mol Neurobiol. 2019 Feb 23;:
Rahimian R, Lively S, Abdelhamid E, Lalancette-Hebert M, Schlichter L, Sato S, Kriz J
Front Cell Neurosci. 2018;12:433
Lively S, Wong R, Lam D, Schlichter LC
J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. 2016 Sep 15;
Lively S, Hutchings S, Schlichter LC
J Neuroinflammation. 2016;13(1):66
Siddiqui TA, Lively S, Schlichter LC



Professor, Dept. of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto