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

NOCIONS : PAIN RESEARCH AT UCLOUVAIN

Role of the insula in pain perception

A widely accepted notion is that one particular region of the “pain matrix”, the insula, plays a specific role in the perception of pain, and the activity recorded from this region is often considered as an objective signature of pain perception and its modulation. 

Lenoir C*, Algoet M*, Mouraux A. J Physiol (2018); 596(19):4767-4787. [PDF]

*both authors contributed equally.

Liberati G, Algoet M, Klöcker A, Ferrao Santos S, Ribeiro-Vaz JG, Raftopoulos C, Mouraux A. Nature: Scientific Reports (2018); 8(1): 8265. [PDF]

Lenoir C*, Algoet M*, Vanderclausen C, Peeters A, Ferrao Santos S, Mouraux A. Brain Stimulation (2018); 11(5):1187-1188. [PDF] *Both authors contributed equally.

Liberati G, Klöcker A, Algoet M, Mulders D, Safronova MM, Ferrao Santos S, Vaz JG, Raftopoulos C, Mouraux A. Cerebral Cortex (2017); 28(10):3650-3664.. [PDF]

Liberati G, Klocker A, Safronova MM, Ferrao Santos S, Ribeiro Vaz JG, Raftopoulos C, Mouraux A. PLoS Biology (2016); 14(1):e1002345. [PDF]

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Researchers involved : 

  • André Mouraux

  • Giulia Liberati

  • Cédric Lenoir

  • Maxime Algoet