Teaching is Fun
Students fascinated by Drug Development will pave the way for innovative treatments.
Painful Lessons Learned from QST
QST has been developed as standardized assessment of sensory functions and widely used to analyze chronic pain conditions. Which implications does the recently published “failure” of QST in neuropathic pain patients have for animal testing?
Conference News 2021
Potential roles of TRP channels in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF), Inflammation and Wound Healing were discussed on the 6th German Pharm-Tox Summit 1–3 March 2021.
Rodents at the limit
Two hundred and five different rodent models of Alzheimer’s Disease developed in decades of basic and applied research so far did not pay out with novel efficacious treatments in clinical trials.
Deep Dive DRG – a big step in translational pain research
Does rodent pain expression pattern translate to human? Dorsal root ganglia (DRGs) control nociceptive input from the periphery to the brain as they contain the cell bodies of primary afferent neurons.