Research note: Curbing chronic pain

Neuropathic pain is caused by misfiring of pain signals in nerve fibers and is notoriously difficult to treat. A research team led by Yale’s Kristopher Kahle investigated a rare genetic mutation that causes a loss of pain sensation and discovered a promising drug target for treating injury-induced chronic pain. The research was published in the journal Science Signaling.


Read the article: http://stke.sciencemag.org/content/9/421/ra32


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