Aug 08, 2019 | biomarkers

Brain Based Biomarkers for Pain—Are we Closing In?

Dr. Mackey describes himself as a physician scientist. Working at the juncture of research and clinical care, he seeks to ensure that research discoveries are informing clinical practice, and that clinical questions are enhancing the impact of research. In this segment he discusses advances in our understanding of pain processing, the implications for development of objective biomarkers for pain, and the role of these in moving to precision, patient-tailored pain care.