Study links ACC area in brain to pain perception

04/24/2013 | Medscape (free registration)

The brain's dorsal anterior cingulate cortex plays a specific role in cognitive acute pain and could be a target for future research into modifying pain perception, Stanford University researchers reported during the American Academy of Pain Medicine's annual meeting. Researcher Heather Chapin said the ACC was known to be linked to cognitive modulation of pain, but this study showed the specific area involved in the perception of pain during pain modulation.

View Full Article in:

Medscape (free registration)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Associate Director, Compliance Business Partner I
Boehringer Ingelheim
Ridgefield, CT
European Sales Manager
SentreHEART, Inc.
Germany, Benelux, UK
REG AFFAIRS PROJ MGR - 1400000A7F
Abbott
San Jose, CA
SPECIALIST II SYSTEMS INTEGRATION - 140000033P
Abbott
Dallas, TX
Attorney
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration Office of the Chief Counsel
Silver Spring, MD, MD