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Departmental Seminar, Professor Irene Tracey, Oxford

06/03/2012 (14:00-15:00)

Professor Irene Tracey

Imaging Pain, Relief and Pleasure in the Human Brain

Professor Irene Tracey

Centre for fMRI of the Brain (FMRIB), Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Oxford

About the Speaker

Irene Tracey is Nuffield Professor of Pain Research and the Director of the Centre for fMRI of the Brain (FMRIB) at Oxford University. FMRIB is a world-class centre of excellence in brain imaging, where her research group use neuroimaging to study pain processing in the human brain. Over the past 10 years her multidisciplinary team of scientists and clinicians has contributed significantly to a better understanding of pain processing in the human central nervous system in the non-injured and injured state, as well as modulation of pain perception via pharmacological and psychological interventions. They are considered one of the premier pain imaging groups worldwide. Irene is the recipient of several awards and prizes, serves on a number of scientific advisory boards, and as a consultant to the pharmaceutical industry.


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