Model Article: A pathway from midcingulate cortex to posterior insula gates nociceptive hypersensitivity (Tan et al 2017)


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Originally published at: https://painresearcher.net/45-2/

Tan, L. L. et al. A pathway from midcingulate cortex to posterior insula gates nociceptive hypersensitivity. Nat Neurosci 4, 362 (2017). This is a beautiful and insightful paper from Rohini Kuner’s lab. I’m using this as an exemplary model of how to causally implicate a brain region in some kind of pain behavior. The general…