Anesthesiology Pain Research Lab
Hugh Martin, MD and Jeffrey Norenberg, PhD
The new Anesthesiology Pain Research lab was recently featured in HSC's News Beat, read an excerpt below.
Every creature with a nervous system experiences discomfort from time to time – but severe chronic pain presents a special kind of suffering.
A multidisciplinary team of UNM researchers is tackling this problem with the help of a new, state-of-the-art laboratory that will help them pinpoint how the nervous system responds to potential therapies.
“We want to focus on pain mechanisms,” says Hugh Martin, MD, chair of the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, who spearheaded construction of the new facility. “What are the deep-down neuronal injuries when you have a bone spur that constricts a nerve that comes out of the spinal cord?”
Read more here.
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