Trauma and Chronic Pain

Guest: Dr. Sam McLean, Vice Chair of Research, Department of Anesthesiology, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Emergency Medicine, Director, UNC Institute for Trauma Recovery
Topics: AURORA PTSD study, UNC Institute for Trauma Recovery, trauma and chronic pain research, better tomorrow network



Dr. Sam McLean


UNC Institute for Trauma Recovery

UNC press release re the AURORA Study


Click to Download: Radio In Vivo February 1, 2017


Chronic pain research

Guest: Dr. Ru-Rong Ji, Distinguished Professor, Chief of Pain Research, Departments of Anesthesiology and Neurobiology, Duke University Medical Center
Topics: Chronic pain, acute pain, molecular and cellular mechanisms of pain and itch


Dr. Ru-Rong Ji


Ru-Rong’s Duke Anesthesiology faculty page

Ru-Rong’s Duke Neurobiology faculty page

“Messenger of Pain Identified” Duke Research blog post

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo July 9, 2014

New Findings on Chronic Pain

Guest: Dr. William Maixner, director, Center for Neurosensory Disorders, UNC-CH
Topics: Chronic pain research, OPPERA prospective study of temporomandibular disorders (TMD)

Dr. William Maixner

UNC Center for Neurosensory Disorders

OPPERA Study – Orofacial Pain: Prospective Evaluation and Risk Assessment

Journal of Pain, December 2011 issue devoted entirely to findings from OPPERA case-control baseline study – free access

Bill’s February 15, 2012 Senate committee testimony on chronic pain

Algynomics, Inc.

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo March 28, 2012