Original Research Publications

From research directly or indirectly supported or facilitated by the Foundation

Johnson S, Hall J, Barnett S, Draper M, Derbyshire G, Haynes L, Rooney C, Cameron H, Moseley G L, Williams A C de C, McCabe C, Goebel A. Using Graded Motor Imagery for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome in clinical practice: failure to improve pain. Eur J Pain 2012;6:550-561.

Kohr D, Singh P, Tschernatsch M, Kaps M, Pouokam E, Diener M, Kummer W, Birklein F, Vincent A, Goebel A, Wallukat G, Blaes F. Autoimmunity Against the β(2) adrenergic Receptor and Muscarinic-2 receptor in Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. Pain 2011; 152:2690-700.

Goebel A, Leite MI, Yang L, Deacon R, Cendan CM, Lewis A, Vincent A. The passive transfer of IgG Serum Autoantibodies from Patients with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. Eur J Pain 2011; 15(5):504.e1-6.

Kelly SC. Structural and Functional MRI Studies of Pain Behaviour, Selective Attention and Fear of Pain in Pain-Free Volunteers and Chronic Low Back Pain Patients . PhD Thesis, University of Liverpool (2011)

Fallon N, Chiu YH, Li X, Nurmikko TJ, Stancak A. Ipsilateral cortical activation in fibromyalgia patients during brushing correlates with symptom severity. Clin Neurophysiol (in press)

Goebel A, Lecky B, Smith LJ, Lunn M. Pain intensity and distribution in chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy. Muscle & Nerve 2012 (in press).

Elsone L, Yownsend T, Mutch K, Das K, Boggild M, Nurmikko T, Jacob A. Neuropathic pruritus in neuromyelitis optica. Multiple Sclerosis (revision submitted)

Cossins L, Okell RW, Cameron H, Simpson B, Poole HM, Goebel A, Linda Treatment of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome in adults:  A systematic review of randomised controlled trials published June 2000 to April 2010 (revision submitted)

Goebel A. Morphine and Memantine Treatment for CRPS. Pain Med 2012;13:357-8

MacIver K, Sacco P, Nurmikko T. The role of mental imagery in chronic pain and its effect on cortical reorganisation. In:Knotkova H, Cruciani RA, Merrick J e(ds.), Neural Plasticity in Chronic Pain. Nova Science, 2011.

Turner-Stokes L., Goebel A. Complex Regional Pain Syndrome in Adults: Concise Guidance for the UK. Clin Med 2011;11: 596-600.

Robinson G, Cohen H, Goebel A. A case of complex regional pain syndrome with agnosia for orientation. Pain 2011;152:1674-1681.

Haanpää M, Attal N, Backonja M, Baron R, Bennett M, Bouhassira D, Cruccu G, Hansson P, Haythornthwaite JA, Iannetti G,  JensenTS, Kauppila T, Nurmikko TJ, Rice ASC, Rowbotham MC, Serra J, Sommer C, Smith BH, Treede R-D. NeuPSIG guidelines on neuropathic pain assessment. Pain 2011; 152:14-27.

Stancak A, Alghamdi J, Nurmikko TJ. Cortical activation changes during repeated laser stimulation: a magnetoencephalographic study. PLoS One 2011; 10;6:e19744.

Goebel A, Leite MI, Yang L, Deacon R, Cendan CM, Fox-Lewis A, Vincent A. The passive transfer of immunoglobulin G serum antibodies from patients with long standing Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. Eur J Pain 2011;15:504.e1-6.

Hunter T, Sacco P, Turner DL. Changes in excitability of the motor cortex associated with internal model formation during intrinsic visuomotor learning in the upper arm. J Behav Brain Sci 2011 (in press).

Mbizvo G, Powell A,  Sacco P, Nurmikko T. Navigated transcranial magnetic stimulation mapping of the primary motor cortex in patients with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: a pilot study. Clin Neurophysiol 2011;122 (Supplement 1): S199.

Sacco P, Prior M,  Poole H, Nurmikko T. Effects of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation on experimental hyperalgesia in healthy subjects. Clin Neurophysiology 2011;122 (Supplement 1): S199.

Goebel A,.Dutoit N, Prerez J, Huygen F. Anesthesiologists’ views on using immune modulating drugs in pain medicine. Pain Pract 2011;1:344-352.

Wall C, Gless S, Poole H. Experiences prior to diagnosis of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. J Adv Nurs, 2011 (in press)
Nurmikko TJ, Kelly S. Change the brain to change the pain. BackCare Journal 2010 Spring:26-27.

Evans J, O’Neill F, Dunn A. Fracture of atlas with congenital posterior mid-line cleft. EuroRad 2010, June 16. DOI: 10.1594/EURORAD/CASE8435.

Goebel A. Complex regional pain syndrome in adults. Rheumatology  2011(in press)

MacIver K, Sacco P, Nurmikko T. Cortical reorganisation, mental imagery and pain. Journal of Pain Management 2011; 4:00-00.

MacIver K, Sacco P, Nurmikko T. The role of mental imagery in chronic deafferentation pain and its effect on cortical reorganisation. In: Helena Knotkova, Ricardo A Cruciani and Joav Merrick (eds). Neural plasticity in chronic pain.
New York, Nova Science, 2011(in press).

Haanpää M, Attal N, Backonja M, Baron R, Bennett M, Bouhassira D, Cruccu G, Hansson P, Haythornthwaite JA, Iannetti G,  JensenTS, Kauppila T, Nurmikko TJ, Rice ASC, Rowbotham MC, Serra J, Sommer C, Smith BH, Treede R-D. Reply to the Letter to the Editor. Pain 2011;152:1683-1684.

Hunter T, Sacco P, Nitsche MA, Turner DL. Modulation of internal formation during force field-induced motor learning by anodal transcranial direct current stimulation of primary motor cortex. J Physiol. 2009;587:2949-61.

Poole H, White S, Blake C, Murphy P, Bramwell R. Depression in chronic pain patients: prevalence and measurement. Pain Pract. 2009;9:173-80.

Poole H, Bramwell R, Murphy P. The utility of the Beck Depression Inventory Fast Screen (BDS-FS) in a pain clinic population. Eur J Pain. 2009;13:865-9.

Sarsam Z, Garcia-Finana M, Nurmikko T, Varma TRK, Eldridge PR. The long-term outcome of microvascular decompression for trigeminal neuralgia. Br J Neurosurg 2010;24:18-25

Sacco P, Turner D, Rothwell J, Thickbroom G. Corticomotor responses to triple-pulse transcranial magnetic stimulation: Effects of interstimulus interval and stimulus intensity. Brain Stim 2009;2:36-40

Turner D, Sacco P, Hunter T. Complex motor cortex control of muscle synergies underpin simple reaching tasks in robot-induced force field. Proceedings of the UKACC International Conference on Control 2008 (ISBN 978-0-9556152-1-4).

Eadsforth, T. Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy and Diffusion in the Lumbar Disc: a study of feasibility in patients and healthy volunteers. MPhil Thesis (University of Liverpool 2009).

Goebel A. Immunoglobulin responsive pain. J Clin Immunol. 2010;30 Suppl 1:S103-S108.

MacIver K and Lloyd D. Management of phantom limb pain. In: Murray C, (ed), Amputation, Prosthesis Use, and Phantom Limb Pain. Springer New York 2010, pp. 157-173.

Nurmikko T. Evidence-based Approach to the Treatment of Facial Pain. Chapter 162. Youmans Textbook of Neurological Surgery, ed. H. Richard Winn, 6th Edition, Elsevier (in press)

Nurmikko T,  Gupta S, MacIver K. Multiple sclerosis-related central pain disorders. Curr Pain Head Rep 2010;14:189-195.

Poole HM and Mackereth P. Research in reflexology. In ClinicalReflexology. Elsevier (In press)

Elsone L, Yownsend T, Mutch K, Das K, Boggild M, Nurmikko T, Jacob A. Neuropathic pruritus in neuromyelitis optica. Multiple Sclerosis (revision submitted)

Cossins L, Okell RW, Cameron H, Simpson B, Poole HM, Goebel A, Linda Treatment of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome in adults:  A systematic review of randomised controlled trials published June 2000 to April 2010 (revision submitted)

Goebel A, Dutoit N, Perez J, Huygen F. Anesthesiologists’ views on uning immune modulating drugs in pain medicine. Pain Pract 2010 Dec 29, [Epub ahead of print] doi: 10.1111/j.1533-2500.00433x

Goebel A, Leite MI, Yang L, Deacon R, Cendan CM, Lewis A, Vincent A. The Passive transfer of immunoglobulin G serum antibodies from patients wuth longstanding complex regional pain syndrome. Eur J Pain. 2010 Nov 11. [Epub ahead of print]

Haanpaa M, Attal N….Nurmikko T, …Treede R-D. NeupSIG guidelines on neuropathic pain assessment. Pain 2011; 152:14-27.

Goebel A, Baranowski A, Maurer K, Ghiai A, McCabe C, Ambler G. Intravenous immunoglobulin treatment of the complex regional pain syndrome: a randomized trial. Ann Intern Med. 2010;152:152-8.

Attal N, Baron R, Cruccu G, Haanpaa M, Hansson P, Jensen TS, Nurmikko T. EFNS. Guidelines on the pharmacological treatment of neuropathic pain: 2009 Revision. Eur J Neurol 2010 ;17(9):1113-e88

Sarsam Z, Garcia-Finana M, Nurmikko T, Varma TRK, Eldridge PR. The long-term outcome of microvascular decompression for trigeminal neuralgia. Br J Neurosurg 2010;24:18-25

Hunter T, Sacco P, Nitsche MA, Turner DL. Modulation of internal formation during force field-induced motor learning by anodal transcranial direct current stimulation of primary motor cortex. J Physiol. 2009;587:2949-61.

Poole H, White S, Blake C, Murphy P, Bramwell R. Depression in chronic pain patients: prevalence and measurement. Pain Pract. 2009;9:173-80.

Poole H, Bramwell R, Murphy P. The utility of the Beck Depression Inventory Fast Screen (BDS-FS) in a pain clinic population. Eur J Pain. 2009;13:865-9.

Sacco P, Turner D, Rothwell J, Thickbroom G. Corticomotor responses to triple-pulse transcranial magnetic stimulation: Effects of interstimulus interval and stimulus intensity. Brain Stim 2009;2:36-40

Poole HM, Murphy P, Nurmikko TJ. Development and preliminary validation of a quality of life measure for neuropathic pain. J Pain Symptom Manage 2009;37:233-245

Lloyd D, Findlay G, Roberts N, Nurmikko T. Chronic low back pain: illness behaviour is associated with activity in the affective circuitry of the brain. Spine 2008;33:1372-1377.

MacIver K, Lloyd DM, Kelly SC, Roberts N, Nurmikko T. Phantom limb pain, cortical reorganisation and the therapeutic effect of mental imagery. Brain 2008;131:2181-2191.

Schmiedel O, Schroeter ML, Nurmikko TJ, Whitaker R, Harvey J.  Neurovascular oscillation in diabetic neuropathy. Phenylepinephrine induced vasomotion is attenuated in type 2 diabetic patients with peripheral neuropathy. Microvasc Res 2008;76:124-131)

Poole HM, Glenn S, Murphy P. Development and preliminary validation of a quality of life measure for neuropathic pain. J Pain Symptom Manage 2008, doi:10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2008.01.012

Glenn S, Cunningham C, Poole HM, Reeves D & Weindling M . Maternal Stress and its correlates in families with a young child with cerebral palsy. Child Care, Health & Development. 2008 (in press)

Mason L, Poole HM. Health professionals views of screening for postnatal depression using the EPDS. Community Practitioner. 2008;81: 30-33.

Belle M D, Pattison E F… Morris R.  Charactierization of a thy1.2 GFP transgenic mouse reveals a tissue-specific organization of the spinal dorsal horn.  Genesis 2007; 45(11): 679-88

Richardson C, Glenn S, Horgan M, Nurmikko T. A prospective study of factors associated with the presence of phantom limb pain six-months after major lower limb amputation in patients with peripheral vascular disease. J Pain 2007;8:793-801.

Rog D, Nurmikko T, Young C. Oromucosal Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol/cannabidiol for neuropathic pain associated with multiple sclerosis: an uncontrolled, open-label, 2-year extension trial. Clin Ther 2007;29:2068-2079.

Nurmikko TJ, Serpell MG, Hoggart B, Toomey PJ, Morlion BJ, Haines D. Sativex successfully treats neuropathic pain characterised by allodynia: a randomised placebo controlled double-blind trial. Pain 2007;133:210-220.

Rog D, Nurmikko T, Friede T, Young C. Validation and reliability of the neuropathic pain scale (NPS) in multiple sclerosis. Clin J Pain 2007;23:473-481.

Poole HM, Glenn S, Murphy P. A randomised controlled study of reflexology for the management of chronic low back pain. Eur J Pain 2007;

Shapiro KL, Johnston SJ, Vogels W, Zaman A, Roberts N. Increased functional magnetic resonance imaging activity during nonconscious perception in the attentional blink. Neuroreport 2007;18:341-345.

Sterr A, Shen S, Zaman A, Roberts N, Szameitat A. Activation of SI is modulated by attention: a random effects fMRIO study using mechanical stimuli. Neuroreport 2007;18:607-611.

Kelly S, Lloyd, D, Nurmikko T, Roberts N. Retrieving autobiographical memories of painful events activates the anterior cingulate cortex and inferior frontal gyrus. J Pain 2007;8:307-314.

Goldberg YP, MacFarlane, MacDonald ML, Thompson J, Dube M-P, Mattice M, Fraser R, Young C, Hossain S, Pape T, Payne B, Radomski C, Donaldson G, Ives E, Cox J, Younghusband HB, Green R, Duff A, Boltshauser E, Grinspan GA, Dimon JH, Sibley BG, Andria G, Toscano E, Kerdraon J, BowsherD, Pimstone SN, Samuels ME, Sherrington R, Hayden MR. Loss-of-function mutations in the Nav1.7 gene underlie congenital indifference to pain in multiple human populations. Clin.Genet. 2007; 71: 311-319

Lloyd D, Morrison I, Roberts N. Role for human posterior parietal cortex in visual processing of aversive objects in peripersonal space. J Neurophysiol 2006;95:205-214.

Poole, HM, Bramwell R, Murphy P (2006) Psychometric properties of the BDI-II in patients with chronic pain. Clin J Pain 2006;22:790-798.

Richardson C, Glenn S, Nurmikko TJ, Horgan M . The incidence of phantom phenomena including phantom limb pain six-months after major lower limb amputation in patients with peripheral vascular disease. Clin J Pain 2006;22:353-358.

Dean J, Bowsher D, Johnson MI. The effects of unilateral transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation of the median nerve on bilateral somatosensory thresholds. Clin Physiol Funct Imaging. 2006;26:314-8.

Bowsher D. Somatic sensation and the insular-opercular cortex: relationship to central pain.Eur Neurol. 2006;55:160-5.

 

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