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Dr Lucy Donaldson

Dr Lucy Donaldson

Dr Lucy Donaldson
BSc(Hons), BDS, PhD(Edin)

Senior Lecturer in Physiology and Pharmacology

Area of research

Sensory mechanisms in health and disease

Medical Sciences Building,
University Walk, Bristol BS8 1TD
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Alt. +44 (0) 117 331 2238
Tel. +44 (0) 117 331 2259

Research summary

My research interests focus on sensory systems in health and disease. The group has a dual emphasis on the senses of taste andtouch/pain.

Pain research

The treatment of pain is a large clinical problem. More than 7 million people in the UK suffer from pain at any one time, and 5 million people develop chronic pain every year. Much of this pain is not treated effectively. Arthritis is one of the most common diseases, affecting 1 in 10 people. Many people with arthritis do not only have painful joints, but they also have pain in other parts of their ...

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