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Dr. Robert Gereau Honored with Election as Fellow into AAAS

Eleven faculty members at Washington University in St. Louis — the most in a decade-and-a-half — are among 416 new…

HHS Leaders visit the Moron-Concepcion Lab in the Department of Anesthesiology

Leaders from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) visited the Washington University Medical Campus Sept. 20 to…

Strategy to Battle Opioid Epidemic Encourages Multilevel Approach

Washington University pain expert among researchers to author new recommendations A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering…

A Stimulating Approach to Relieve Back Pain without Opioids

As many as one in three Americans suffer from low back pain. Its economic impact is greater than that of…

Treating pain in older adults takes more than painkillers

Pharmacotherapy and polypharmacy pose special risks for elderly patients, and the use of interventional strategies is increasingly recognized as important…

Improving Quality of Life Through Cooled Radiofrequence Therapy

  Dr. Guarino and Alex Fridman As a person ages, increasing joint pain in the knees and hips is not…

Dr. Jose Moron-Concepcion receives a NARSAD Grant

Congratulations to Dr. Jose Moron-Concepcion, who has received a NARSAD Grant!   The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation, the top…

Chronic Pain in Children

How is chronic pain assessed and Managed?  How and when is it diagnosed?  What are the long-term affects?  Jacob AuBuchon,…

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…