At the last Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, research conducted by professors John Neubert and Mingzhou Ding and their colleagues, supported by the Facial Pain Research Foundation was presented. The name of the presentation was “Free Water as a Neural Marker of Trigeminal Neuralgia
Tiffany Lynd was only 18 years old when she first experienced the pain of Trigeminal Neuralgia. Eighteen, at the precipice of the rest of her life. Eighteen, anticipating all that could be subsequent. Lynd dreamed of working in sports – never that she would begin experiencing symptoms of facial neuralgia her senior year of high
Michael Pasternak, Ph.D., is a Founding Trustee of the Facial Pain Research Foundation. Dr. Pasternak spoke with Mervyn Rothstein, who was an editor and writer at The New York Times for 30 years.
Nine years ago, I went to lunch with some colleagues at work, and when I returned to my office I had one of the worst toothaches I have ever felt. I immediately left work and went to the dentist, who after tests and x-rays, could not find anything wrong with the tooth.
Cheryl Orlet is an amazing mother of three, two boys and one girl, of which one of the boys and the girl are twins. Although she is a TN Warrior, as we call them, she still manages to attend almost all of their soccer and baseball games and competitions.
In 2018 Douglas K. Anderson was the recipient of the US Congressional Certificate of Recognition and The University of Florida McKnight Brain Institute established the Douglas K. Anderson Facial Pain Research Program to fund future research to find cures for TN and neuropathic pain.