Course description

This course explores the neurobiological systems and mechanisms underlying both acute and chronic pain. Topics include nociceptive and sensory systems, molecular basis and modulation of pain, neuroanatomy of peripheral and central pain circuits, pain pathologies, and pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments. The emphasis is on understanding basic neurobiological concepts underlying pain systems, and reading and discussing the primary scientific research in the field.

Instructor

  • Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies, Neurobiology; Lecturer on Molecular and Cellular Biology
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