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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...

Brighter prospects for chronic pain

Published: 20Apr2016

Researchers use optogenetics to produce pain relief by shutting off neurons with light...

Brighter prospects for chronic pain

Published: 20Apr2016

The potential of light as a non-invasive, highly-focused alternative to pain medication was made more apparent thanks to research conducted by scientists at the Montreal Neurological Institute and...

Pain is in the brain

Published: 9Oct2015

A new study at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital -The Neuro, at McGill University and the MUHC, might finally provide a new direction for research seeking to help patients suffering...

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