Anne Louise Oaklander | Small Fibers, Big Pain: New Research on Fibromyalgia and Small Fiber Neuropathy

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Anne Louise Oaklander | Small Fibers, Big Pain || Radcliffe Institute

As part of the 2017-2018 Epidemics Science Lecture Series at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Anne Louise Oaklander presents her lecture "Small Fibers, Big Pain: New Research on Fibromyalgia and Small Fiber Neuropathy," in which she discusses her new findings about unexplained chronic pain-such as that associated with fibromyalgia and Gulf War syndrome-and explains how damage to small nerve endings can lead to chronic fatigue, nausea, and even brain fog.

Introduction by Janet Rich-Edwards, faculty codirector of the science program, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study; associate professor of medicine, Harvard Medical School; associate professor, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health