Zhou-Feng Chen named Shelden Professor in Anesthesiology

Congratulations! Dr. Zhoufeng Chen named Shelden Professor in Anesthesiology. Please read news here.

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Potential new therapy relieves chronic itch

Congratulations to Dr. Brian Kim's team! Dr. Brian Kim, dermatologist, and Landon Oetjen, MD/PhD student, of the CSI discover highly promising new pathway for the treatment of chronic itch. Please…

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Why itch is contagious?

Dr. Zhou-Feng Chen's team discovers why mice scratch in response to other mice scratching. Read news Record, St.Louis Public Radio, Independent, NBC, Daily Mail, The Guardian,…

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Brian Kim named the recipient of 2016 Clinical Scientist Development Award by DDCF, Congratulations!

Dr. Brian Kim won the prestigious 2016 Clinical Scientist Development Award, according to The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation's announcement.  He is one of the 17 exceptional physician scientists selected from…

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New York Times Features Innovative Research at CSI

In a recent interview with The New York Times, Drs. Zhou-Feng Chen and Lynn Cornelius, talk about chronic itch as an unmet need and the clinical implication of the…

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BBC interview: Itchy and Scratchy

"What is an itch and how does scratching stop it? Why does scratching some itches feel so good?!" asks Xander Tarver from Wisborough Green in West Sussex. Our doctors set…

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Brian Kim Discusses Itch on Great Day St. Louis

What's the Itch? Dr. Brian Kim explains some reasons why you can't get rid of the itch. Watch video here.

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Research identifies a pair of itchy channels for treating itch

Dr. Zhou-Feng Chen's team has identified a pair of itchy ion channels working in concert to transmit different types of itch in sensory neurons, providing potential new targets for treating itch.…

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Itching for no reason? Immune system may be at fault

In a small study of patients who have chronic itching with no known cause, researchers from Dr. Brian Kim's lab at the Center for the Study of Itch identified immune…

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Brian Kim wins St. Louis Business Journal’s 2016 40 Under 40 award, Congratulations!

Each year the St. Louis Business Journal selects and honors the best and brightest leaders under 40 in the St. Louis metropolitan region.  This year, Dr. Brian Kim, Co-Director of…

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