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Quinton Banks

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 Neuroscience

Area of Doctoral Study: Neuroscience (UMB)

Undergraduate Institute: Grinnell College

Research Advisor: Ohannes Melemeedjian, Ph.D.

Description of Research

My research focuses on uncovering the molecular basis for the initiation and the maintenance of chronic pain. The unifying factor behind all of these projects is metabolism. We see that an alteration in metabolic baselines can lead to differences in how one responds to somatosensation.