Robert Dado

Ph.D. 1992

Thesis Title:

Anatomical and Physiological Studies of the Spinothalamic Tract in Rats

Current Position:

Anesthesiologist, Private Practice

Major Advisor(s):

Glenn Giesler, Ph.D.

Selected Publications:

  • Dado RJ and Giesler GJ Jr. (1990) Afferent input to nucleus submedius in rats: retrograde labeling of neurons in the spinal cord and caudal medulla. J Neurosci. 10:2672-2686.
  • Dado RJ, Law PY, Loh HH and Elde R. (1993 )Immunofluorescent identification of a delta (delta)-opioid receptor on primary afferent nerve terminals. Neuroreport. 5:341-344.
  • Burstein, R., R.J. Dado and G.J. Giesler, Jr. 1990 The cells of origin of the spinothalamic tract of the rat: a quantitative reexamination. Brain Res. 511:329-337.
  • Dado, R.J., R. Burstein, K.D. Cliffer and G.J. Giesler, Jr. 1990 Evidence that Fluoro-Gold can be transported avidly through fibers of passage. Brain Res. 533:329-333.
  • Burstein, R., R.J. Dado, K.D. Cliffer and G.J. Giesler, Jr. 1991 Physiological characterization of spinohypothalamic tract neurons in the lumbar enlargement of rats. J. Neurophysiol. 66:261-284.
  • Dado RJ, Katter JT, Giesler GJ Jr. (1994) Spinothalamic and spinohypothalamic tract neurons in the cervical enlargement of rats. I. Locations of antidromically identified axons in the thalamus and hypothalamus. J Neurophysiol. 71:959-80.
  • Dado RJ, Katter JT, Giesler GJ Jr. (1994 ) Spinothalamic and spinohypothalamic tract neurons in the cervical enlargement of rats. II. Responses to innocuous and noxious mechanical and thermal stimuli. J Neurophysiol. 71:981-1002.
  • Dado RJ, Katter JT and Giesler GJ Jr. (1994) Spinothalamic and spinohypothalamic tract neurons in the cervical enlargement of rats. III. Locations of antidromically identified axons in the cervical cord white matter. J Neurophysiol 71:1003-1021.
  • Giesler, G.J., Jr., R.J. Dado and J.T. Katter 1994 Direct spinal pathways to the limbic system for nociceptive information. Trends in Neurosci. 17:244-250.
  • Elde R, Arvidsson U, Riedl M, Vulchanova L, Lee JH, Dado R, Nakano A, Chakrabarti S, Zhang X, Loh HH, et al. Distribution of neuropeptide receptors. New views of peptidergic neurotransmission made possible by antibodies to opioid receptors. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1995 May 10;757:390-404.
Robert Dado