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General information

Name (center, department, group or other)
Dept of Neurology and Danish Pain Research Center
Contact name
Troels Staehelin Jensen
Contact email
Contact title
Professor and Centerdirector
26. June 2015

Brief description of research activities

Experimental and clinical pain
Neuropathic pain

Research tools and techniques

Quantitative sensory measurement
Nerve fiber assessment
Genetic studies
Autonomic measures

Scientific Personnel

No of Associate Professors/Postdocs: 2
No of PhD students: 6
Other: 3

Key references from within the last 5 years

1. Terkelsen AJ, Mølgaard H, Hansen J, Finnerup NB, Krøner K, Jensen TS. Heart rate variability in complex regional pain syndrome during rest and mental and orthostatic stress. Anesthesiology 2012; 116: 133-46.
2. Giamberardino MA, Jensen TS (eds.) Pain Comorbidities – Understanding and Treating the Complex Pain Patient. IASP Press, Seattle 2012, pp. 1-507.
3. Horjales-Araujo E, Demontis D, Lund EK, Vase L, Finnerup NB, Børglum AD, Jensen TS, Svensson P.Emotional modulation of muscle pain is associated with polymorphisms in the serotonin transporter gene. Pain 2013; 154: 1469-76
4. Gilron I, Jensen TS, Dickenson AH. Combination pharmacotherapy for management of chronic pain: from bench to bedside. Lancet Neurol 2013; 12: 1084-1095.
5. Terkelsen AJ, Gierthmühlen J, Petersen LJ, Knudsen L, Christensen NJ, Kehr J, Yoshitake T, Madsen CS, Wasner G, Baron R, Jensen TS. Cutaneous noradrenaline measured by microdialysis in complex regional pain syndrome during whole-body cooling and heating. Exp Neurol 2013; 247: 456-65.
6. Haroutounian S, Nikolajsen L, Bendtsen TF, Finnerup NB, Kristensen AD, Hasselstrøm JB, Jensen TS. Primary afferent input critical for maintaining spontaneous pain in peripheral neuropathy. Pain 2014; 155: 1272-79.
7. Terkelsen AJ, Gierthmühlen J, Finnerup NB, Højlund AP, Jensen TS. Bilateral hypersensitivity to capsaicin, thermal, and mechanical stimuli in unilateral complex regional pain syndrome. Anesthesiology 2014; 120: 1225-36.
8. Jensen TS, Finnerup NB. Allodynia and hyperalgesia in neuropathic pain: Clinical characteristics and mechanisms. Lancet Neurol 2014; 13: 924-35.
9. Klit H, Hansen AP, Marcussen NS, Finnerup NB, Jensen TS.Early evoked pain or dysesthesia is a predictor of central poststroke pain. Pain. 2014;155::2699-706
10. Finnerup NB, Attal N, Haroutounian S, McNicol E, Baron R, Dworkin RH, Gilron I, Haanpää M, Hansson P, Jensen TS, Kamerman PR, Lund K, Moore A, Raja SN, Rice AS, Rowbotham M, Sena E, Siddall P, Smith BH, Wallace M. Pharmacotherapy for neuropathic pain in adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Lancet Neurol. 2015;14:162-73

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