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Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology

, Volume 28, Issue 1, pp 13–19 | Cite as

The Neuroscience Research Institute at Peking University: A Place for the Solution of Pain and Drug Abuse

  • Albert C. H. Yu
  • You Wan
  • De-Hua Chui
  • Cai-Lian Cui
  • Fei Luo
  • Ke-Wei Wang
  • Xiao-Min Wang
  • Yun Wang
  • Liu-Zhen Wu
  • Guo-Gang Xing
  • Ji-Sheng Han
Original Paper

Abstract

Neuroscience research in China has undergone rapid expansion since 1980. The Neuroscience Research Institute of Peking University, one of the most active neuroscience research groups in China, was founded in 1987. Currently, the institute is overseeing four research areas, i.e., (1) pain and analgesia, (2) drug abuse and acupuncture treatment for drug addiction, (3) the mechanism of neurological degenerative disorders, and (4) the role of neuroglia in central nervous system injury. The institute is simultaneously investigating both theoretical and clinical studies. Acupuncture remains the core of research, while pain and drug abuse form the two disciplines.

Keywords

Acupuncture Pain Drug abuse Neuroglia 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Albert C. H. Yu
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  • You Wan
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  • De-Hua Chui
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  • Cai-Lian Cui
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  • Fei Luo
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  • Ke-Wei Wang
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  • Xiao-Min Wang
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  • Yun Wang
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  • Liu-Zhen Wu
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  • Guo-Gang Xing
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  • Ji-Sheng Han
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Neuroscience Research InstitutePeking UniversityBeijingChina
  2. 2.Department of Neurobiology, School of Basic Medical SciencesPeking UniversityBeijingChina
  3. 3.Key Laboratory for Neuroscience, Ministry of EducationPeking UniversityBeijingChina
  4. 4.Key Laboratory for Neuroscience, Ministry of Public HealthPeking UniversityBeijingChina

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