Sarah Rosen, Ph.D. (McGill University)

Graduate Student

Sex Differences in Immune System Involvement in Pain

Currently a postdoctoral fellow at Washington University, St. Louis

  • Dissertation Title:  "The role of T-cells in opioid analgesia."
  • Sorge, R.E., Martin, L.J., Isbester, K.A., Sotocinal, S.G., Rosen, S., Tuttle, A.H., Wieskopf, J.S., Acland, E.L., Dokova, A., Kadoura, B., Leger, P., Mapplebeck, J.C.S., McPhail, M., Delaney, A., Wigerblad, G., Schumann, A.P., Quinn, T., Frasnelli, J., Svensson, C.I., Sternberg, W.F., and Mogil, J.S.  Olfactory exposure to males, including human males, stresses rodents.  Nat. Meth., 11:629-632, 2014.
  • Sorge, R.E., Mapplebeck, J.C.S., Rosen, S., Beggs, S., Taves, S., Alexander, J.K., Martin, L.J., Austin, J.-S., Sotocinal, S.G., Chen, D., Yang, M., Shi, X.Q., Huang, H., Pillon, N.J., Bilan, P.J., Tu, Y., Klip, A., Ji, R.-R., Zhang, J., Salter, M.W. and Mogil, J.S.  Different immune cells mediate mechanical pain hypersensitivity in male and female mice.  Nat. Neurosci., 18:1081-1083, 2015.
  • Rosen, S., Ham, B., and Mogil, J.S. Sex differences in neuroimmunity and pain.  J. Neurosci. Res., 95:500-508, 2017.
  • Rosen, S.F., Ham, B., Drouin, S., Boachie, N., Chabot-Dore, A.-J., Austin, J.-S., Diatchenko, L., and Mogil, J.S.  T cell mediation of pregnancy analgesia affecting chronic pain in mice.  J. Neurosci., 37:9819-9827, 2017.
  • Rosen, S.F., Ham, B., Haichin, M., Walters, I., Tohyama, S., Sotocinal, S.G., and Mogil, J.S.  Increased pain sensitivity and decreased opioid analgesia in T cell-deficient mice and implications for sex differences.  Pain, 160:358-366, 2019. 
  • Zhang, H., Lecker, I., Collymore, C., Dokova, A., Pham, M.C., Rosen, S.F., Crawhall-Duk, H., Zain, M., Valencia, M., Filippini, H.F., Li, J., D’Souza, A.J., Cho, C., Michailidis, V., Whissell, P.D., Patel, I., Steenland, H.W., Lee, W.-J.V., Moayedi, M., Sterley, T.-L., Bains, J.S., Stratton, J.A., Matyas, J.R., Biernaskie, J., Dubins, D., Vukobradovic, I., Bezginov, A., Flenniken, A.M., Martin, L.J., Mogil, J.S., and Bonin, R.P.  Cage-lid hanging behavior as a translationally relevant measure of pain in mice.  Pain, in press.  
Graduate Student

Currently a postdoctoral fellow at Washington University, St. Louis

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