Dana M Darmohray

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The coordination of movement across the body is a fundamental, yet poorly understood aspect of motor control. Mutant mice with cerebellar circuit defects exhibit characteristic impairments in locomotor coordination; however, the fundamental features of this gait ataxia have not been effectively isolated. Here we describe a novel system (LocoMouse) for(More)
Acute pain is reported as a presenting symptom in over 80% of physician visits. Chronic pain affects an estimated 76.2 million Americans--more than diabetes, heart disease, and cancer combined. It has been estimated to be undertreated in up to 80% of patients in some settings. Pain costs the American public more than $100 billion each year in health care,(More)
Clinical information suggests that opioid dependence is a major contributor to poor outcomes involving health status and to increased length of stay in hospital settings. Before spine surgery, 150 patients who were using an opioid medication for pain relief were interviewed using the six World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines for the diagnosis of opioid(More)
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