Strategies for finding new pharmacological targets for neuropathic pain.

@article{Devor2004StrategiesFF,
  title={Strategies for finding new pharmacological targets for neuropathic pain.},
  author={Marshall Devor},
  journal={Current pain and headache reports},
  year={2004},
  volume={8 3},
  pages={187-91}
}
Chronic pain of neuropathic origin is an unmet therapeutic challenge that may require the development of novel drug entities. The resources involved in developing novel drugs and testing them in clinical trials are so large that few candidates can be fully tested in practice. A poor choice can have major repercussions. At the same time, the research community has identified large numbers of potential pharmacological targets for analgesia in recent years, with individual investigators promoting… CONTINUE READING