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Monday, May 24th:  News Article

Men and women feel pain differently and women report greater pain experience and burden. Studies have shown that these sex differences are observed during both clinical and experimental pain testing, whereby women are more pain-sensitive than men. There are a number of factors that contribute to the differences in pain experience, as pain is processed differently between males and females. A recent article in the Washington Post provides some insight into why men and women feel pain differently. https://tinyurl.com/22px9y2x

Friday, May 28: Spotlight

Dr. Roger Fillingim’s former post-doctoral mentor William (Bill) Maixner passed away on November 2, 2020. Bill’s contribution to the field of pain is an outline in memoriam that was written by Roger and was published in the Journal PAIN.

In memoriam William Maixner: 1952 to 2020