1. Pain Medicine and Dental Sedation
Dental sedation drugs and techniques; safety of intravenous sedation; acute post-operative dental pain; chronic orofacial pain; mechanisms of pain; neuromodulation and pain.
2. Pain Management
Pain and pro-inflammatory markers; genetics and pain; complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS); acute post-operative pain management; chronic and cancer pain management; pain medications and techniques on pain management; effect of pain on patient outcomes.
3. Opioid Pre- and Post-Conditioning
4. Perioperative Medicine
5. Pharmacokinetic Variations in Various Disease States; Dose Response Characteristic
6. Total Intravenous Anaesthesia
Propofol, remifentanil, dexmedetomidine; patient-controlled and target-controlled infusion.
7. Cardiac Protective Effects of Opioid Drugs, Especially Remifentanil in Both Animal Models and Clinical Studies
Role of inflammatory mediators in the development of chronic pain in animal models; analgesic effects of antiepileptic drugs.
8. Anaesthetic Drugs and Pain Management
Effect of propofol for acute postoperative pain, analgesic mechanisms of propofol in animal models of chronic regional pain syndrome, regional anaesthesia and postoperative pain.
9. Human Stem Cell Therapy for Neurological Disorder
10. Molecular Understanding of Pain
11. Signalling Mechanisms in Peripheral Nervous System Development
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Dr GTC Wong
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