Faculty Profile

Dr. Helena Knotkova, Ph.D., D.Phil.

Helena Knotkova, Ph.D., D.Phil.

Associate Professor, Department of Family and Social Medicine

Professional Interests

Pathophysiological mechanisms of pain, neuroplasticity and neuromodulation.

Selected Publications

        Knotkova H, Dmochowska J, Sibirceva U, Flor H, Cruciani RA: Cortical reorganization in the Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. Journal of Pain Management. 2007, in press.

        Flor H, Diers M, Knotkova H, Cruciani RK: Brain changes related to chronic pain: implications for pain extinction training. Advances in Pain Management, 2007, in press.

        Knotkova H, Pappagallo M, Szallasi A: Capsaicin (TRPV1 agonist) therapy for pain relief: farewell or revival? Clinical Journal of Pain, 2007, in press.

        Knotkova H., Pappagallo M: Imaging Intracranial Plasma Extravasation in a Migraine Patient: the Case Report. Pain Medicine, 2006, 7(7):1-5.

        Knotkova H, Pappagallo M: Pharmacology of pain transmission and modulation; Peripheral mechanisms. In: M.Pappagallo (ed): The Neurological Basis of Pain. McGraw-Hill, New York, 2006 p.53-61.


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