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Welcome to Pittsburgh Center for Pain Research!

Our goal is to further the understand of sensory processes through scientific interaction and collaboration.


 

 

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Congrats Kristen Smith-Edwards!!!

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.

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What to look forward to:

Faculty

CORE FACULTY

Kathy Albers
Epithelial-neuronal communication
Brian Davis
Visceral Pain

Michael Gold
Peripheral mechanisms of pain

Howard Gutstein
Opioids and pain

Rick Koerber
Somatosensory information processing following injury
Sarah Ross
Neural circuits of itch and pain

Rebecca Seal
Neural circuits underlying touch and pain
Brad Taylor
Neurobiology and Pharmacology of Chronic Pain

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