Fletcher A. White

Fletcher A. White, MS, PhD

Vergil K. Stoelting Professor of Anesthesia



Professional: I am a medically-trained neuroscientist involved in both pre-clinical and clinical research studies for nearly  30  years.  My experience  in medical/graduate education  and university  leadership positions  at two nationally recognized medical schools (Loyola University, Chicago and Indiana University) provides me with a multitude of resources for conducting basic and translational research.

Hobbies: Hiking, travel, reading, ACDs, social issues.

Key Publications

Small-molecule CaVα1⋅CaVβ antagonist suppresses neuronal voltage-gated calcium-channel trafficking.

Chen X, Liu D, Zhou D, Si Y, Xu D, Stamatkin CW, Ghozayel MK, Ripsch MS, Obukhov AG, White FA, Meroueh SO.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 Nov 6;115(45):E10566-E10575. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1813157115. Epub 2018 Oct 24.


Decoy peptide targeted to Toll-IL-1R domain inhibits LPS and TLR4-active metabolite morphine-3 glucuronide sensitization of sensory neurons.

Allette YM, Kim Y, Randolph AL, Smith JA, Ripsch MS, White FA.

Sci Rep. 2017 Jun 16;7(1):3741. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-03447-9.



The HMGB1-RAGE Inflammatory Pathway: Implications for Brain Injury-Induced Pulmonary Dysfunction.

Weber DJ, Allette YM, Wilkes DS, White FA.

Antioxid Redox Signal. 2015 Dec 10;23(17):1316-28. doi: 10.1089/ars.2015.6299. Epub 2015 May 14. Review.


Excitatory monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 signaling is up-regulated in sensory neurons after chronic compression of the dorsal root ganglion.

White FA, Sun J, Waters SM, Ma C, Ren D, Ripsch M, Steflik J, Cortright DN, Lamotte RH, Miller RJ.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2005 Sep 27;102(39):14092-7. Epub 2005 Sep 20.



(317) 274-5164 

NB 514D, Neuroscience Research Bldg.
Indianapolis, IN


Titles & Appointments

  • Professor of Pharmacology & Toxicology
  • Professor of Ophthalmology
  • Research Career Scientist, Roudebusch Veterans Administration Medical Center