Faculty: Bernard P. Schimmer, PhD

Bernard P. Schimmer, PhDBernard P. Schimmer, PhD
Professor Emeritus of Pharmacology 

General  Area of Expertise: Endocrine Pharmacology

After 41 years of research, Professor Schimmer closed his laboratory on July 1, 2010, but continues his involvement in graduate education and other scholarly activities.

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Selected Publications:

M.E. Molitch and B.P. Schimmer. “Introduction to Endocrinology: The Hypothalamic-Pituitary Axis” in: Goodman and Gilman’s The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, Thirteenth Edition, McGraw-Hill, Inc. New York, Chapter 42 (in press)

B.P. Schimmer and J.W. Funder. “ACTH, Adrenal Steroids and the Adrenal Cortex” in: Goodman and Gilman’s The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, Thirteenth Edition, McGraw-Hill, Inc. New York, Chapter 46 (in press)

B.P. Schimmer, M. Cordova “Corticotrophin (ACTH) regulates alternative RNA splicing in Y1 mouse adrenocortical tumor cells” Mol Cell Endocrinol 408: 5-11 (2015).

B.P. Schimmer, J. Tsao, M. Cordova, S. Mostafavi, Q. Morris and J.O. Scheys. “Contributions of Steroidogenic Factor 1 to the Transcription Landscape of Y1 Mouse Adenocortical Tumor Cells. Mol Cell Endocrinol 336: 85-91 (2011).

B.P. Schimmer and J.W. Funder. “ACTH; adrenocortical steroids and pharmacology of the adrenal cortex” in: Goodman and Gilman’s The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, Twelfth Edition, (L.L. Brunton, B.A. Chabner, B.C. Knollman, eds.) McGraw-Hill, Inc. New York pp. 1209-1235 (2011)

K.L. Parker and B.P. Schimmer. “Introduction to endocrinology: The hypothalamic-pituitary axis” in: Goodman and Gilman’s The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, Twelfth Edition, (L.L. Brunton, B.A. Chabner, B.C. Knollman, eds.) McGraw-Hill, Inc. New York pp. 1103-1127 (2011)

B.P. Schimmer and K.L. Parker. “Contraception and pharmacotherapy of obstetrical and gynecological disorders” in: Goodman and Gilman’s The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, Twelfth Edition, (L.L. Brunton, B.A. Chabner, B.C. Knollman, eds.) McGraw-Hill, Inc. New York pp. 1833-1852 (2011)

Schimmer BP, White PC. Minireview: Steroidogenic Factor 1: Its Roles in Differentiation, Development, and Disease. Mol Endocrinol. 2010 (published on-line March 4, 2010 as doi:10.1210/me.2009-0519).

Rui X, Tsao J, Scheys JO, Hammer GD, Schimmer BP. Contributions of specificity protein-1 and steroidogenic factor 1 to Adcy4 expression in Y1 mouse adrenal cells.Endocrinology. 2008; 149:3668-3678.

Schimmer BP, Cordova M, Cheng H, Tsao A, Morris Q. A genome-wide assessment of adrenocorticotropin action in the Y1 mouse adrenal tumor cell line. Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2007; 265-266:102-107.
Supplementary Tables: Office spreadsheet iconSchimmer - Mol Cell Endo Supplementary 1.xls (47 KB)Office spreadsheet iconSchimmer - Mol Cell Endo Supplementary 2.xls (11.5 KB)

Schimmer BP, Cordova M, Cheng H, Tsao A, Goryachev AB, Schimmer AD, Morris Q. Global profiles of gene expression induced by adrenocorticotropin in Y1 mouse adrenal cells. Endocrinology. 2006; 147:2357-2367.
Supplementary Tables: Office spreadsheet iconSchimmer - Endocrinol Supplement 1.xls (267.5 KB)Office spreadsheet iconSchimmer - Endocrinol Supplement 2.xls (112.5 KB)Office spreadsheet iconSchimmer - Endocrinol Supplement 3.xls (185.5 KB)Plain text iconSchimmer - Endocrinol ZhangMorris2MGI.txt (336.43 KB)

Contact:

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112 College Street, Rm 306A 
Toronto, Ontario 
M5G 1L6 
Phone: [416]978-6088 
FAX: [416]978-6088
Email: bernard.schimmer@utoronto.ca

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