Simon Akerman, PhD
Simon Akerman, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Neural and Pain Sciences
SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY
Pathophysiology of primary headaches inc.
Animal models of primary headaches
Physiological methods in rodents
In vivo Electrophysiology
Laser Doppler Flowmetry
1. S Akerman, B Simon and M Romero-Reyes (2017) Vagus nerve stimulation suppresses acute noxious activation of trigeminocervical neurons in animal models of primary headache. Neurobiol Dis. 102:96-104.
2. AP Andreou, PR Holland, S Akerman, O Summ, J Frederik, PJ Goadsby (2016) Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation and Potential Cortical and Trigeminothalamic Mechanisms in Migraine. Brain. 139:2002-2014.
3. S Akerman and PJ Goadsby (2015) Neuronal PAC1 receptors mediate delayed activation and sensitization of trigeminocervical neurons: Relevance to migraine. Sci Trans Med. 7:308ra157.
4. M Romero-Reyes, V Pardi and S Akerman (2015) A potent and selective calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) receptor antagonist, MK-8825, inhibits responses to nociceptive trigeminal activation: role of CGRP in orofacial pain. Exp Neurol. 271:95-103.
5. S Akerman, PR Holland, MP Lasalandra and PJ Goadsby (2013) Endocannabinoids in the brainstem modulate dural trigeminovascular nociceptive traffic via CB1 and 'triptan' receptors: implications in migraine. J Neurosci. 33:14869-14877.