The Somatosensory & Affective Neuroscience Group, NSP, Byrom Street, Liverpool, L3 3AF

Category: Autism

A Touching Story – BNA Bulletin – Autumn 2017

The Autumn 2017 edition of the BNA Bulletin (free to all British Neuroscience Association Members!) which has just landed on the doormats, in-trays and inboxes of over 2000 people features a 2 page article on C-Tactile fibres, touch, and the work of SomAffect / LJMU Professor Francis McGlone. … “The fast nerves have dominated our…
Read more

CTs & Microneurography in Moscow

As part of SomAffect’s developing collaboration with Anton Varlamov & Galina Protnova at the Russian Institute of Higher Nervous Activity and Neurophysiology, Francis McGlone & Adarsh Makdani were recently invited to help establish a Microneurography lab in Moscow.     The first series of experiments proved extremely promising, and included practice with ultrasound guided microneurography,…
Read more

Unseen agony: Dismantling autism’s house of pain – SFARI 05/15

David Moore recently spoke to Sarah DeWeerdt  for the Simons Foundation – Autism Research Initiative, about pain & autism. Unseen agony: Dismantling autism’s house of pain …“I was surprised by how little literature exists on autism and pain,” says David Moore, senior lecturer in psychology at Liverpool John Moores University in the U.K., who last year…
Read more