Feb 21 2018
A first-in-class RNA decoy blocks PABP from attaching to messenger RNA, preventing translation and pain sensitization
news Drug Development | Research
Feb 08 2018
Alternative splicing in mice and people could explain the full range of mechanotransduction
news Research
Feb 05 2018
“Nociplastic pain” officially adopted by IASP as third mechanistic descriptor of chronic pain
news Research
Jan 24 2018
Talks on novel targets for pain, and on neuroimmune sex differences in pain, presented at recent meeting
news Conferences | Research

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Jan 31 2018

On January 31, Frank Porreca gave a talk on kappa opioid antagonists for migraine and pain. After his talk, there was a panel discussion...

Dec 05 2017

Editor’s note: Eric Troncy, DV, MSc, PhD, DUn is a professor at the University of Montreal in Quebec...


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Feb 12 2018
Dr. Clauw and his colleagues clearly favoured "centralized" as the third...
Feb 06 2018
The medial frontal cortex (MFC) contains multiple regions under intense...
Jan 17 2018
Editor's note: This comment is co-authored by Rafael González-Cano and...
Dec 18 2017
The Cell paper focused on the acute effects of the novel opioid agonists,...
Nov 26 2017
This is a very thorough study that examines a group of structurally...
Nov 05 2017
Surprising that the tendency for co-morbidity of different conditions did...
Nov 02 2017
I agree, low pH associated with infection, injury or ischemia will favor...
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Oct 06 2017
By: Ted Price
This comment is coauthored by Ted Price, Head of Neuroscience, UT Dallas;...
Jul 27 2017
Dr. Hesselink: Very interesting, thank you for sharing. I have often...
Jun 20 2017
This paper is quite important, also from a clinical point of view. It is...
Jun 18 2017
At the NeuPSIG at Gothenburg on the 17th of June, a poster was presented...
May 02 2017
This comment is co-authored by Andrey Ryabinin and Mary Heinricher, Oregon...
May 02 2017
I admit that I read the paper by Ryabinin and colleagues with interest,...
Apr 13 2017
This comment is co-authored by Andrey Ryabinin and Mary Heinricher, Oregon...
Apr 05 2017
By: Ke Ren
The authors report interesting findings that electro-acupuncture (EA) in...
Mar 22 2017
Conceptual illustration of Grp neuron function as a relief valve.
Mar 22 2017
By: Min Zhuo
In recent work by Brust et al., the authors report the identification of a...
Mar 20 2017
This is an excellent and very important article related to appropriate...
Jan 30 2017
I agree with Michael Gold’s comments pointing out that to accept the...
Jan 24 2017
Thank you for the publication and thanks to others for this lively...
Jan 22 2017
There are, of course, responses to all of the points Wood and Emery raised...
Jan 20 2017
Shades of Ramon y Cajal vs. Golgi! And once again, both Drs. Gold and Wood...
Jan 19 2017
By: John Wood
Editor’s note: This comment, written in response to Michael Gold...
Jan 19 2017
Okay―I admit it; it was the PRF tweet [announcing publication of the PRF...
Nov 11 2016
So, the big question I have is this. If this were true, and pervasive,...

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