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“The goal of our research is to investigate whether therapy targeted to peripheral neurons in the cancer microenvironment can alleviate pain and slow carcinogenesis.”


Lab News

Welcome to the world, Elliott Arden!

June 24th, 2022

Congratulations to lab manager, Megan Atherton, on the newest addition, Elliott Arden, to the family! Mom and baby are doing great!

Nicole Horan Receives USASP 2022 Travel Award

December 17th 2021

Congratulations to undergraduate researcher Nicole Horan for her first poster presentation at a national meeting and for being awarded a trainee travel award at the 2022 USASP conference!

Dr. Scheff selected as 2021 Rita Allen Award in Pain Scholar

December 17th 2021

Dr. Scheff was selected as the 2021 Rita Allen Award in Pain Scholar. The lab will receive will receive funding for three years for the project entitled “CGRP: The link between cancer pain and progression in oral squamous cell carcinoma.”