Kristen Woodhouse

Kristen Woodhouse.

Kristen Woodhouse

Kristen Woodhouse

BS ’17, genetics, cell biology and development, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Thesis Title

Further characterization of α2/α3-selective GABAA receptor positive allosteric modulators as novel analgesics

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Research Description

My research is focused on characterizing compounds that act on specific subunits of GABAA receptors, and evaluating how effective they are at relieving chronic pain and reducing side effects of opioid analgesics (such as tolerance and opioid-induced hyperalgesia) in combination therapies.

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