Jeffrey Mogil

The real- and growing- effects of fake pills

Published: 27Oct2016

There is a placebo effect for both the patient who receives a placebo and the one who receives a real drug, according to Jeffrey Mogil, a professor in the department of psychology at McGill...

Featured research stories of 2015

Published: 4Dec2015

Could maple syrup help cut use of antibiotics?...

50th anniversary of "Pain Mechanisms: A New Theory"

Published: 17Nov2015

November 19 marks the 50th anniversary of the ground-breaking paper, “Pain Mechanisms: A New Theory” co-authored by McGill’s Ronald Melzack, and the late Patrick Wall, which introduced gate-control...

American Placebo

Published: 6Oct2015

A new study finds that rising placebo responses may play a part in the increasingly high failure rate for clinical trials of drugs designed to control chronic pain caused by nerve damage.

Jeffrey Mogil awarded Mayday Pain & Society Fellowship

Published: 20Aug2014

The Mayday Fund has selected Jeffrey Mogil to be a fellow under the Mayday Pain & Society. He is one of six experts in pain management to receive the honour.