Melbourne scientists searching for new ways to fight chronic pain
Press Release | December 5, 2017

The Herald Sun published an article about the work of CBNS member Dr Nicholas Veldhuis on developing new ways to block pain by re-engineering drugs to hit targets inside the nerve cells in the spine.

“There is currently an opioid epidemic,” said Dr Nich­olas Veldhuis. “These painkillers have problematic side effects, such as addiction and tolerance, so we need to develop new drugs to relieve pain.” Research internationally and in Melbourne is helping to achieve this ambitious goal… Click here to read the full article.

This article was written by Lucie van den Berg and published in the Herald Sun (1