Orofacial Pain and Neuroscience Cluster Faculty
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Central nervous system mechanisms of craniofacial pain; influence of sex hormones on pain sensation; trigeminal nerve physiology and anatomy
Antihyperalgesic effects of cannabinoids; tumor-evoked cancer pain; electrophysiological responses of spinal neurons and primary afferent fibers to nociceptive stimuli; animal models of muscle pain; myofascial pain of the masticatory muscles
The development of pain sensitization and hyperalgesia; effects of the descending antinociceptive pathways from the brain on spinal processing of pain.
Epidemiological aspects of tooth pain association with dental procedures, especally root canal therapy; functional imaging of chronic orofacial pain conditions
Department of Diagnostic and Biological Sciences