Fredric Gorin

Professor of Medical Neurology


Neurology - Medicine

Offices and Labs

Rm. 502F, 1515 Newton Court
(530) 754-5009


B.S.- Biochemistry - University of California, Davis
M.D./Ph.D. - Washington University (St. Louis, Missouri)
Board Certified Neurology- UC San Francisco- 1985


Phi Beta Kappa (1972), Phi Kappa Phi (1972), Research Summer Fellow, U. So. California, Department o
Phi Beta Kappa (1972), Phi Kappa Phi (1972), Research Summer Fellow, U. So. California, Department o
John J Sampson Award for outstanding research by American Heart Association 1988-9

Department and Center Affiliations

Center for Neuroscience
Department of Neurology UC Davis

CBS Grad Group Affiliations


Specialties / Focus

  • Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology
  • Medical Neuroscience


Teaching Interests

Instructor of Record for Introduction to Clinical Neurosciences (Neu420) UC Davis School of Medicine Neurochemistry, Brain Metabolism
Individual instruction to graduate students and neurology residents

Personal Interests

Jazz music- trumpet Bicycling


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  • Selected Publications Below...
  • Wei, S.H., Jones, E.G. and Gorin, F.A. (in press) Java-based, open source, method that retrieves with statistically-related bioscience concepts within and between related literary domains. Bioinformatics
  • Kaushik, P., Gorin, F. and Vali, S. (in press) Dynamics of Tyrosine Hydroxlase mediated regulation of dopamine synthesis. J Computat. Neuroscience.
  • Raichur, A., Vali, S. and Gorin, F. (2006) Dynamic modeling of alpha-synuclein aggregation for the sporadic and genetic forms of Parkinson's disease. Neuroscience
  • Srinivas, P.R., Wei, S.H., Cristianini, N., Jones, E.G. and Gorin, F.A. (2005) Comparison of vector space model methodologies to reconcile cross-species neuroanatomical concepts. Neuroinformatics, 3(2):115-132
  • Floyd, C.L., Gorin, F.A. and Lyeth, B. (2005) Mechanical strain injury increases intracellular sodium and reverses Na+/Ca2+ exchange in cortical astrocytes. Glia, 51(1):35-46
  • Srinivas, P.R., Gusfield, D., Mason, O., Gertz, M., Hogarth, M., Stone, J., Jones, E.G. and Gorin, F.A. (2003) Neuroanatomical term generation and comparison between two terminologies. Neuroinformatics, 1(2):177-192
  • Gorin, F., Hgarth, M. and Gertz, M. (2001) The Challenges and Rewards of Integrating Diverse Neuroscience Information. Neuroscientist, 7(1):18-27
  • Vali, S., Pessah, I., Carlsen, R.C. and Gorin, R. (2000) Sarcoplasmic Calcium Mediates Activity-dependent Regulation of Glycogen Phosphorylase Gene Expression in Contractile Skeletal Muscle Cells. J. Cell. Physiol., 185:184-189
  • McLean, L., Roscoe, J., Cala, P.M. and Gorin, F.A. (2000) Gliomas display altered pH regulation by NHE1 compared with nontransformed Astrocytes. Am J. Physiol., 278:C676-C688
  • Representative Publications Gorin, F.A. and Marshall, G.R.. (1977) Proposal for the Biologically Active Conformations of Opiates and Enkephalin. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 74: 5l79-5l83. Marshall, G.R., Gorin, F.A. (l977) Proposed Opiate Pharma