Neuroscience and Pharmacology
The following programs/research are currently under way in the Department of Neuroscience and Pharmacology in the School of Medicine at Meharry Medical College.
Control of nociception in the spinal cord
Researcher: Sukhbir S. Mokha, Ph.D.
Funding Source: National Institute of General Medical Sciences
Project Summary: The goal this research is to understand biological mechanisms that make women more vulnerable to the development of pain syndromes and enhance our understanding of the sex-related differences in the regulation of pain throughout the life span. This will lead to better pain treatment strategies.