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Defining the neural correlates of pain and analgesia in health and disease

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Chronic neuropathic pain affects up to 8% of the United Kingdom population and is a difficult condition to manage. It is established and maintained through many mechanisms, including central sensitisation (CS) in the spinal cord and brainstem. Neuropathic pain manifests as spontaneous pain, sensory loss and evoked hypersensitivity. The development of novel treatments for neuropathic pain is challenging, in part due to inadequate experimental models of clinically relevant pain. The use of f...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Research group:
Pain Imaging Neuroscience
Oxford college:
St Hugh's College
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Mezue, M
Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
Language:
English
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2014-11-12

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