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Breakthrough device helps patients with chronic back pain

It is a breakthrough for those suffering from chronic back pain in St. Louis: a spinal implant that can totally…

Robert Gereau, PhD receives 2017 Frederick W.L. Kerr Basic Science Research Award

This award and lectureship were established in 1987 in honor of Frederick W. L. Kerr, a founder of the American…

Zapping nerves offers major pain relief

  A new non-surgical, minimally invasive procedure offers relief to patients who suffer from severe joint pain. Whether it’s an…

Dr. Simon Haroutounian named Chief of Clinical Research for the Washington University Pain Center

Simon Haroutounian, PhD, joined the faculty of the Department of Anesthesiology at Washington University School of Medicine in 2014 after…

Implantable wireless devices trigger — and may block — pain signals​

By Jim Dryden Building on wireless technology that has the potential to interfere with pain, scientists have developed flexible, implantable…

Moron-Concepcion Joins the Washington University Pain Center

Dr. Jose Moron-Concepcion has recently joined the department as Associate Professor of Anesthesiology. His primary appointment is in the Washington…

Clinical Studies for Chronic Pain

Diabetic peripheral neuropathy [DPN] is caused by diabetes-related damage to the nerves (neuropathy), mainly in the feet, and sometimes in…

Translational Research at the WUPC using Human Neurons

The Gold Standard: Studies of Human Nociceptors Taking Off Thanks to organ donors, researchers are finding ways to access coveted…

Relief from Shingle Pain

Shingles (herpes zoster), an often a very painful disease, is caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox. After you…

Dr. DP Mohapatra, an expert in bone pain associated with cancer, joins the faculty of the Washington University Pain Center

Durga P. (DP) Mohapatra, PhD has joined the faculty of the Department of Anesthesiology as an Associate Professor in the…