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Ronald Dubner papers, 1977-1995
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Dr. Ronald Dubner is a professor in the Department of Neural and Pain Sciences at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. The collection consists of materials related to his professional service on the Board of Directors for the International Association for the Study of Pain, the American Pain Society, and the International Pain Foundation.
Background
Ronald Dubner is a professor in the Department of Neural and Pain Sciences at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry where he chaired the Department of Biomedical Science from 1995-2008. Prior to joining University of Maryland, Dr. Dubner directed a multidisciplinary intramural Branch at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) investigating pain mechanisms and pain control. He holds a DDS degree from Columbia University and a Ph.D. in Physiology from University of Michigan. Dr. Dubner served on the Board of Directors for the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP), the American Pain Society (APS) and the International Pain Foundation (IPF). He was Editor in Chief of the IASP journal, PAIN, President of the APS and has authored over 275 articles in journals and books. Dr. Dubner conducts research on changes in the peripheral and central nervous system following tissue and nerve injury and the development of new pharmacological strategies for acute and chronic pain. The Ronald Dubner Research Prize, an award for trainees, has been presented at the biennial World Congress on Pain since 1993. This award honors the best clinical or basic science research paper, series of papers, or doctoral thesis in the field of pain.
Extent
3.2 linear ft. (3 record storage cartons and 1 half letter size document box)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Please contact the History and Special Collections for the Sciences, Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library Reference Desk for paging information.