Research Themes

Pre-clinical studies (mouse work):
– Contribution of skin-resident immune cells and sensory neurons to peripheral inflammation
– Circadian control of neuroinflammation, neuropathic pain, and multiple sclerosis
– Regulation of the gut-brain axis and microbiome in chronic CNS injury
– Activation of peripheral monocytes in the injured spinal cord

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Clinical and epidemiological studies (human studies):
– Epidemiology of the circadian control of chronic pain in both clinical and healthy population
– Understanding circadian regulation of immune cell activation states in chronic diseases