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Dr Christopher Brown PhD

Senior Lecturer Psychology

Research

Somatosensory learning and neuroplasticity

1. Computational neuroscience of nociceptive plasticity in chronic pain
Funder: Versus Arthritis

2. Markers of cortical reorganisation in Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
Funders: EFIC-Grunenthal Grant, Pain Relief Foundation

Neurotherapeutics

1. Pain analgesia via visual and auditory alpha-wave entrainment
Funders: NewMind, EPSRC, MRC

2. Neuro-feedback interventions in chronic pain
Funders: Dunhill Medical Trust, MRC

Brain mechanisms of psychological resilience

1. The effects of mindfulness meditation on anticipation of pain
Previous funders: Mind and Life Institute; the University of Manchester

2. Endogenous opioids and pain resilience
Previous funder: Medical Research Council

3. Psychological and neurophysiological predictors of therapeutic success from spinal surgery for back pain
Funder: University of Liverpool

Research Grants

Neurophysiological and immunological predictors of therapeutic success of spinal cord stimulation for pain relief

ST. JUDE MEDICAL U.K. LIMITED (UK)

October 2017 - March 2022

Towards a next generation platform for personalised neuro-therapeutic interventions in chronic pain

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

July 2017 - June 2018