Published: April 17, 2018

Linda WatkinsCU Psychology and Neuroscience Distinguished Professor Linda Watkins was in the news, being interviewed by the e-newsletter CU Boulder Today regarding some recent research. This research, published in Anesthesia & Analgesia, showed that morphine administered perioperatively can prolong postoperative pain in male rats. These effects appear to be caused by immune system mediators operating in the spinal dorsal horn. Read the CU Boulder Today article, or read the original journal article.