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

NOCIONS : PAIN RESEARCH AT UCLOUVAIN

Emanuel van den Broeke - postdoc (FRC)

Group : André Mouraux

The main objective of my research is to study pain - or nociception- induced central nervous system plasticity. Currently, my studies are focused on characterizing changes in nociceptive pathways that lead or contribute to hyperalgesia, and I am, thereby, particularly interested in the phenomenon of "central sensitization"; the increase responsiveness of nociceptive neurons in the central nervous system that generates widespread hyperalgesia ("secondary hyperalgesia").

Publications

Torta DME, De Laurentis M, Eichin KN, Von Leupoldt A, van den Broeke EN, Vlaeyen J. Pain (2020); in press.

van den Broeke EN, Gousset S, Bouvy J, Stouffs A, Lebrun L, van Neerven SGA, Mouraux A. J Neurophysiol (2019); 122(3):994-1001. [PDF]

van den Broeke EN, Van den Bergh O. J Psychosom Res (2019); 119:51-52. [PDF]

van den Broeke EN, Hartgerink DM, Butler J, Lambert J, Mouraux A. J Neurophysiol (2019); 121(5):1621-1632. [PDF]

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