Description: TRPV4 ion channels, the first mammalian “osmo-mechano”-TRP, have been around for almost 2 decades. They are clearly involved in pain signaling, more recent evidence also suggesting a role in itch. Pathophysiological concepts will be illustrated as well as therapeutic approaches.
- Wolfgang Liedtke, M.D. Ph.D.
- Professor (tenured) of Neurology, Anesthesiology and Neurobiology
- Attending Physician, Duke Neurology Clinics for Headache, Head-Pain and Trigeminal Sensory Disorders
- Attending Physician, Duke Clinics for Innovative Pain Therapy at Brier Creek (Dept of Anesthesiology)
- Duke University School of Medicine, Center for Translational Neuroscience
Location: RB101, CVM, NC State University
Time: March 20, 2018/ 4:00-5:00PM