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Inflammatory and Neuropathic Pain From Bench to Bedside: What Went Wrong?

In recent years, the disappointing history of translation in pain research has undergone significant scrutiny. The escalation of knowledge and understanding related to presumed pain in neuropathic and inflammatory animal models contrasted with the unsatisfactory record of “bench-to-bedside” translation has raised many questions about the validity and clinical relevance of preclinical models and methods of behavioral assessment. Although many opinions have been expressed one of the overriding concerns and greatest barriers to the widening gap between preclinical research and the development of new interventions has been the underappreciated distinction between pain and nociception.

Inflammatory and Neuropathic Pain From Bench to Bedside: What Went Wrong?

Orginally Published At: Pain Journal

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