Tore Eid MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Laboratory Medicine and of Neurosurgery; Associate Director, Clinical Chemistry Laboratory, Yale-New Haven Hospital; Director, Human Brain Microdialysis Program

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical Group

Office of Student ResearchNeurosurgery | Laboratory Medicine

Research Interests

Epilepsy; Neuropathology; Electron microscopy; Immunohistochemistry; Mass spectrometry; Clinical chemistry and toxicology; Therapeutic drug monitoring more...


  • M.D., University of Bergen, 1992
  • Ph.D., University of Bergen, 1999

Selected Publications

  • Eid, T., Ghosh, A., Wang, Y., Beckstrom, H., Zaveri, H.P., Lee, T.S., Lai, J.C., Malthankar-Phatak, G.H., and de Lanerolle, N.C. (2008). Recurrent seizures and brain pathology after inhibition of glutamine synthetase in the hippocampus in rats. Brain 131, 2061-2070.
  • Eid T, Lee TS, Thomas MJ, Amiry-Moghaddam M, Bjornsen LP, Spencer DD, Agre P, Ottersen OP, de Lanerolle NC (Jan 2005) Loss of perivascular aquaporin 4 may underlie deficient water and K+ homeostasis in the human epileptogenic hippocampus., Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America., 102(4)1193-8;
  • Eid T, Thomas MJ, Spencer DD, Runden-Pran E, Lai JC, Malthankar GV, Kim JH, Danbolt NC, Ottersen OP, de Lanerolle NC, Loss of glutamine synthetase in the human epileptogenic hippocampus: possible mechanism for raised extracellular glutamate in mesial temporal lobe epilepsy, Lancet, 363(9402):28-37, Jan 2004;



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