Ricardo Murphy

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Mobile phone 95333157
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Room 1121
Visiting address Laboratorium for nevrale signaler koder modulering og kretsdynamikk i hjernen Domus Medica Gaustad Sognsvannsveien 9 0372 Oslo
Postal address Laboratorium for nevrale signaler koder modulering og kretsdynamikk i hjernen Postboks1103 Blindern 0317 OSLO

Academic interests

Computational modeling of neuronal electrical activity based on electrophysiological data and realistic morphologies.


  • University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway, Nov 2009 - present
  • University of California, Los Angeles, CA, United States, Mar 2006 - Dec 2008
  • Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, United States, Jan 2001 - Oct 2005
  • Northeastern Universitym, Boston, MA, United States, Oct 1998 - Dec 2000
  • University of Delaware, Lewes, DE, United States, Oct 1996 - Sep 1998
  • University of Colorado, Denver, CO, United States, Oct 1993 - Sep 1996
  • University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom , Aug 1990 - Sep 1993 
  • University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, Jul 1987 - Jun 1990
  • Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland , Oct 1984 - Jun 1987 
  • University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom, Jan 1982 - Dec 1982 

Positions held


Tags: Brain and nervous system


  • Mateos-Aparicio, Pedro; Murphy, Ricardo & Storm, Johan Frederik (2014). Complementary functions of SK and Kv7/M potassium channels in excitability control and synaptic integration in rat hippocampal dentate granule cells. Journal of Physiology 592(4), s 669- 693. doi: 10.1113/jphysiol.2013.267872

  • Murphy R. & T.E. DeCoursey (2006) Charge compensation during the phagocyte respiratory burst. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta – Bioenergetics 1757, 996-1011.

  • Cherny V.V., R. Murphy, V. Sokolov, R.A. Levis & T.E. DeCoursey (2003) Properties of single voltage-gated proton channels in human eosinophils estimated by noise analysis and by direct measurement. Journal of General Physiology  121, 615-628

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  • Storm, Johan Frederik; Murphy, Ricardo & Mateos-Aparicio, Pedro (2016). Kv7/M-current function in axons: high-pass filtering of plateau potentials promotes full action potentials, also during cholinergic activation.
  • Mateos-Aparicio, Pedro; Murphy, Ricardo & Storm, Johan Frederik (2014). Dentate granule cell: mAHP & sAHP; SK & Kv7/M channels . [www /  CD].
  • Tuvnes, Frode Alexander; Storm, Johan Frederik; Larsson, Pål Gunnar; Mateos-Aparicio, Pedro; Murphy, Ricardo; Oksvold, Cecilie Petterson; Höningsperger, Christoph & Fandango Kapperud, Åshild (2013). Hva skjer i hjernen din?.
  • Murphy, Ricardo; Alle, Henrik; Geiger, Jörg & Storm, Johan Frederik (2012). Estimation of persistent sodium and M current densities in poorly space-clamped dentate granule-cell mossy fibers.
  • Murphy, Ricardo & Storm, Johan Frederik (2011). Correction of space-clamp errors in voltage-clamp experiments on neurons: Extension of Cox’s method.

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Published Apr. 13, 2011 2:41 PM - Last modified Mar. 30, 2015 3:34 PM

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