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Position:

Assistant Professor, Director of Clinical Trials


Department:

Miami Itch Center, Dr. Phillip Frost Department of Dermatology & Cutaneous Surgery


Organization:

University of Miami


Country:

United States

Dr. Leigh Nattkemper

PhD

Dr. Leigh Nattkemper is an Assitant Professor and the Director of the Clinical Trial Unit at the Dr. Phillip Frost Department of Dermatology & Cutaneous Surgery at the University of Miami. As part of the Miami Itch Center, her research focuses on understanding the mechanisms of and treating various forms of chornic itch. As a neuroscientist, Dr. Nattkemper specializes in neuronal pathophysialogy of itch, creating models of itch to use in clinical settings, and developing treatmenths for itch that target neuronal function.

Sessions

Monday, September 19, 2022

Time
8:30am EDT12:00pm EDT

C-Fibers – Small Their Diameter, Multifaceted in Their Function

Tracks: Clinical, Research Methods
Categories: Hands-On Workshop

C-Fibers play a large role in neuropathic pain conditions. Understanding of their function can aid tremendously in understanding different symptoms…