A Rare Find
A rare disease and a unique research opportunity. Read how an NIDCR postdoc took the rash out of an experimental model for Netherton syndrome. Netherton syndrome is a rare inherited condition, characterized, in part, by a severe congenital skin rash. more....
Toward Better Resolution of Pain
For the first time it has been demonstrated in mice that certain resolution-inducing molecules called resolvins are extremely potent in controlling various aspects of pain in the central and peripheral nervous systems. The Inside Scoop
recently spoke with Dr. Charles Serhan, director of the Center for Experimental Therapeutics and Reperfusion Injury at Brigham and Women's Hospital and a professor at Harvard Medical School. more...Meet the 2005 Kreshover Lecturer: Dr. Charles Serhan
Dr. Charles N. Serhan, the Simon Gelman Professor at Harvard Medical School and director of the Center for Experimental Therapeutics and Reperfusion Injury at the Brigham and Women's Hospital, will deliver the 2005 NIDCR Seymour J. Kreshover Lecture. Dr. Serhan, an NIDCR grantee, will present a talk titled, "The Role of Novel Anti-Inflammatory and Pro-Resolving Lipid Mediators in Oral Inflammation and Resolution." In advance of the lecture, The Inside Scoop talked to Dr. Serhan about his career in science and ongoing research interests. more... Pain Research: Past, Present, and Future
Dr. Ronald Dubner has a long and distinguished career in pain research. He is credited with establishing the first interdisciplinary pain research team at the NIDCR during the early 1970s, and his studies have helped to lay the groundwork for defining the anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, and genetics of pain. more...