Burton, Michael D.
Michael Burton is an assistant professor of Cognition and Neuroscience. He serves on the faculty of the Center for Advanced Pain Studies and as the Principal Investigator of the Neuroimmunology and Behavior Lab. His research interests include:
- Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience.
- How Peripheral Stimuli Communicate to the CNS and Elicit Complex Behaviors with an Emphasis on Pain, Depression, and Metabolism
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Nociceptor Translational Profiling Reveals the Ragulator-Rag GTPase Complex as a Critical Generator of Neuropathic Pain (Soc Neuroscience, 2019-01-16)Nociceptors, sensory neurons in the DRG that detect damaging or potentially damaging stimuli, are key drivers of neuropathic pain. Injury to these neurons causes activation of translation regulation signaling, including ...
Dural Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide Produces Female-Specific Responses in Rodent Migraine Models (Society for Neuroscience, 2019-05-29)Migraine is the second leading cause for disability worldwide and the most common neurological disorder. It is also three times more common in women; reasons for this sex difference are not known. Using preclinical behavioral ...