Ke Ren, PhD

  • Ke Ren, PhD

    Professor, Department of Pain and Neural Sciences

    SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY

Research interests

Orofacial pain


Pain modulation


Pain therapy


Animal models

Research approaches

Behavioral pharmacology


western blot


immunohistochemistry


RT-PCR


focal brain injection


animal pain models

 

ORCID ID   kren

Lab or individual page

 

Publications

  1. Guo W, Wang H, Zou S, Wei F, Dubner R, Ren K. Long lasting pain hypersensitivity following ligation of the tendon of the masseter muscle in rats: A model of myogenic orofacial pain. Mol Pain 2010; 6:40. PMCID: PMC2914030
  2. Ren K, Dubner R. Interactions between the immune and nervous systems in pain. Nat Med. 2010; 16:1267-76. PMCID: PMC3077564.
  3. Guo W, Wang H, Zou S, Gu M, Watanabe M, Wei F, Dubner R, Huang GT, Ren K. Bone marrow stromal cells produce long-term pain relief in rat models of persistent pain. Stem Cells. 2011; 29(8):1294-303. PMCID: PMC3277433
  4. Guo W, Wang H, Zou S, Dubner R, Ren K. Chemokine signaling involving chemokine (C-C motif) ligand 2 plays a role in descending pain facilitation. Neurosci Bull 2012; 28:193-207. PMCID: PMC3925328
  5. Guo W, Imai S, Dubner R, Ren K. Multipotent stromal cells for arthritic joint pain therapy and beyond. Pain Manag. 2014; 4(2):153-62. PMID: 24641438.