RESEARCH DEPARTMENTS

AARHUS UNIVERSITY & AARHUS UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL - DANISH PAIN RESEARCH CENTER

The Danish Pain Research Center (DPRC) is a pain research center, located at Aarhus University Hospital. The Center was founded in 1994 as a university-based clinical research unit. The center is focusing on both acute and chronic pain, including neuropathic pain and experimental pain models.

 

Current research areas include:

  • Painful diabetic polyneuropathy

  • Painful chemotherapy-induced neuropathy

  • Postoperative pain

  • Phantom pain

  • Peripheral nerve injury pain

  • Spinal cord injury pain

  • Central post-stroke pain

  • Complex regional pain syndrome

  • Pharmacotherapy

  • Experimental pain models

  • Thermal sensory assessments

 

The center has fully equipped laboratories to perform:

  • Pharmacology and neurology studies

  • Quantitative sensory testing

  • Cornea confocal microscopy

  • Autonomic testing

  • Skin biopsy (intra-epidermal nerve fiber density)

  • Neurophysiological examinations

  • Clinical observations

 

The staff includes academic staff, PhD students, and administrative and technical staff. DPRC has extensive experience within clinical trials.

 

 

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