Elisabeth Colon - former PhD student and postdoc

During her PhD, Elisabeth Colon developed a novel approach to study the cortical processes underlying pain perception in humans based on the recording of nociceptive steady-state evoked potentials (SS-EPs). The aim was to isolate cortical activity more preferentially involved in nociception. We showed that SS-EPs is useful to tag cortical activity related to the perception of sustained pain that possibly reflects nociceptive-specific stages of cortical processing. She then pursued her work as a postdoctorate researcher, with the aim of developing a new approach to study patients suffering from chronic pain with SS-EPs.

Elisabeth Colon continued with a postdoc in the lab of Prof. D. Borsook (Pain and Imaging Neuroscience - PAIN, Massachussets General Hospital). She now works at the Research Administration (ADRE) of UCLouvain.

Group members

Publications

2016

EEG frequency tagging using ultra-slow periodic heat stimulation of the skin reveals cortical activity specifically related to C fiber thermonociceptors

Neuroimage

Colon E, Liberati G, Mouraux A.

146:266-274

2016

Absence of Evidence or Evidence of Absence? Commentary: Captured by the pain: Pain steady-state evoked potentials are not modulated by selective spatial attention

Frontiers in Human Neuroscience

Colon E, Mouraux A.

0.175

2015

Frequency-tagging of steady-state evoked potentials to explore the crossmodal links in spatial attention between vision and touch

Psychophysiology

Colon E, Huang G, Legrain V, Mouraux A.

2014

EEG frequency-tagging to dissociate the cortical responses to nociceptive and non-nociceptive stimuli

Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience

Colon E, Legrain V, Mouraux A.

26(10):2262-74

2012

Steady-state evoked potentials to study the processing of tactile and nociceptive somatosensory input in the human brain

Neurophysiologie Clinique - Clinical Neurophysiology

Colon E, Legrain V, Mouraux A.

42(5):315-23

2011

Steady-state evoked potentials to tag specific components of nociceptive cortical processing

Neuroimage

Colon E, Nozaradan S, Legrain V, Mouraux A.

60(1):571-581

2011

Nociceptive steady-state evoked potentials elicited by rapid periodic thermal stimulation of cutaneous nociceptors

Journal of Neuroscience

Mouraux A, Iannetti GD, Colon E, Legrain V, Nozaradan S, Plaghki L.

31(16): 6079-87

Institute of Neuroscience (IONS) - Université catholique de Louvain (UCL)

NOCIONS : PAIN RESEARCH AT UCLOUVAIN