Michael Virk, MD

TitleHS Clinical Instructor
SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
DepartmentNeurological Surgery
Address505 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco CA 94117
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    Agonist Specific mu-Opioid Receptor Regulation
    NIH/NIDA F30DA021466May 1, 2007 - Apr 30, 2011
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Virk MS, Han JE, Reiner AS, McLaughlin LA, Sciubba DM, Lis E, Yamada Y, Bilsky M, Laufer I. Frequency of symptomatic vertebral body compression fractures requiring intervention following single-fraction stereotactic radiosurgery for spinal metastases. Neurosurg Focus. 2017 Jan; 42(1):E8. PMID: 28041324.
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    2. Burke JF, Ohya J, Vogel TD, Virk M, Chou D, Mummaneni PV. 170 The Accuracy of Multimodality Intraoperative Neuromonitoring to Predict Postoperative Neurological Deficits Following Cervical Laminoplasty. Neurosurgery. 2016 Aug; 63 Suppl 1:168. PMID: 27399449.
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    3. Virk MS, Sagi Y, Medrihan L, Leung J, Kaplitt MG, Greengard P. Opposing roles for serotonin in cholinergic neurons of the ventral and dorsal striatum. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Jan 19; 113(3):734-9. PMID: 26733685.
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    4. Hersh EH, Virk MS, Shao H, Tsiouris AJ, Bonci GA, Schwartz TH. Bone flap explantation, steroid use, and rates of infection in patients with epilepsy undergoing craniotomy for implantation of subdural electrodes. J Neurosurg. 2013 Jul; 119(1):48-53. PMID: 23621597.
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    5. Lancman G, Virk M, Shao H, Mazumdar M, Greenfield JP, Weinstein S, Schwartz TH. Vagus nerve stimulation vs. corpus callosotomy in the treatment of Lennox-Gastaut syndrome: a meta-analysis. Seizure. 2013 Jan; 22(1):3-8. PMID: 23068970; PMCID: PMC3655762.
    6. Quillinan N, Lau EK, Virk M, von Zastrow M, Williams JT. Recovery from mu-opioid receptor desensitization after chronic treatment with morphine and methadone. J Neurosci. 2011 Mar 23; 31(12):4434-43. PMID: 21430144; PMCID: PMC3092436.
    7. Virk MS, Arttamangkul S, Birdsong WT, Williams JT. Buprenorphine is a weak partial agonist that inhibits opioid receptor desensitization. J Neurosci. 2009 Jun 3; 29(22):7341-8. PMID: 19494155; PMCID: PMC2752300.
    8. Virk MS, Williams JT. Agonist-specific regulation of mu-opioid receptor desensitization and recovery from desensitization. Mol Pharmacol. 2008 Apr; 73(4):1301-8. PMID: 18198283; PMCID: PMC3640555.
    9. Herson PS, Virk M, Rustay NR, Bond CT, Crabbe JC, Adelman JP, Maylie J. A mouse model of episodic ataxia type-1. Nat Neurosci. 2003 Apr; 6(4):378-83. PMID: 12612586.
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    10. Maylie B, Bissonnette E, Virk M, Adelman JP, Maylie JG. Episodic ataxia type 1 mutations in the human Kv1.1 potassium channel alter hKvbeta 1-induced N-type inactivation. J Neurosci. 2002 Jun 15; 22(12):4786-93. PMID: 12077175.
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