Welcome to Pittsburgh Center for Pain Research!
Our goal is to further the understand of sensory processes through scientific interaction and collaboration.
Emanuel Loeza – Winner of the Spring 2018 Pittsburgh Pain Research Prize Sarah Najjar – Winner of the Spring 2018 PCPR Travel Award Kelly Smith – Winner of the Spring 2018 PCPR Mug Design Award
Congratulations to the PCPR’s T32 Trainees for being selected for their 2018 applications! Click Here to Learn More or Visit the T32 Application Page for More Info.
Kristin Smith-Edwards (postdoc in Davis lab) received a research grant from the REACH Foundation for her proposed study on Hirschsprung’s disease. REACH funds only one grant per year. Kristen’s study will examine alterations in activity of the enteric nervous system in a mouse model of Hirschsprung’s disease.
Molecular mechanisms of silent nociceptor sensitization
The cellular and molecular basis for cold and cold pain
Pain and the immune system
Cannabis and pain: the answer to the opioid epidemic
Preclinical study of pathological pain – effects of diet and sex