Interactions of Neurons and Glial Cells in Chronic Pain

Seminar Center for Excellence in the Neurosciences Seminar Series

Ru-Rong Ji, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology at the Pain Research Center at Brigham & Women’s Hospital

Biography

Dr. Ji Ru-Rong is an Associate Professor of Anesthesiology at the Pain Research Center at Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. He received his B.S. in Biology at Najing University in China and received his Ph.D. from the Shanghai Institute of Physiology in 1990. He completed postdoctoral training at Beijing Medical University in China, the Karolinska Institute in Sweden, and John Hopkins Medical School in Maryland. He has had a total of 95 publications in many premiere science journals including Nature Neuroscience, Nature Medicine, and Neuron. He has also has 22 publications in The Journal of Neuroscience. His main research interests are in neural-glial interaction in chronic pain, mechanisms of neuropathic pain, and pain regulation by MAP kinases, metalloproteases, cytokines, and chemokines.

Sponsors

Center for Excellence in Neurosciences

Contact

cen@une.edu

Aug182009
12:00 PM
President's Board Room: Bush Center

Biddeford Campus

Free and open to the public