Dr. Giannina Descalzi poses for a headshot outside.
Dr. Giannina Descalzi

The Scientist highlighted research by neuroscientist Dr. Giannina Descalzi, a professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences, who is studying the underlying factors of chronic pain.  

Descalzi investigates the molecular, cellular, and genetic mechanisms involved in chronic pain development and maintenance. She conducts her research on mice and seeks to identify the genes and regions of the brain that cause chronic pain.