- Biobehavioral mechanisms that influence pain
- Stress and Disease
- Health Psychology
Texas Brain & Spine Institute/St. Joseph’s Hospital Seed Grant. The Effects of Preoperative Psychogenic Stress on Pain after Spinal Surgery: The Moderating and/or Mediating Role of Cytokines. 6/01/2012-6/20/2016, $15,000. Role: PI
One Health Seed Grant, Impact of sexual assault on pain sensitivity, 2014-2017, $4,500. Role: PI
NIH/NIDA Grant (R21 DA034285-01). Effects of Smoking Abstinence on Pain Reactivity: A Human Experimental Model. 8/01/2012-3/31/2015, $363,788. Role: Co-I with Joseph Ditre (PI).
NIH/NICHD Grant (R21 HD066248-01A1), Prostaglandin E2 Signaling in Growth and Pain of Endometriosis, 8/01/2012 to 7/31/2014, $402,875. Role: Co-I with Joe Arosh (PI)
NIH/NINDS (R01-NS060822) Principal Investigator, Role of Social Stress-Induced Cytokines in Exacerbating an Animal Model of MS, 2/15/08- 1/31/14, $1,150,852.00. Role: PI
NIH/NIAAA (1F31AA023709-01A1) Effect of alcohol withdrawal on pain sensitization. 6/15 to 5/17, $72,060. Role: Sponsor for Dokyoung You
NIH (2 T32 OD011083-06), Institutional Training Grant for Comparative Biomedical Research Training for Veterinarians. 7/18/2015-3/31/2020, $283,621, Role: Training faculty
*You, D. S. & Meagher, M. W. (2016). Childhood adversity and pain sensitization. Special Issue on Early Adversity. Psychosomatic Medicine, 78, 1084-1093.
*You, D. S., *Creech, S. K., & Meagher, M. W. (2016). Enhanced area of secondary hyperalgesia in women with multiple stressful life events: a pilot study. Pain Medicine, 17, 1859–1864.
*Albu S., & Meagher, M.W. (2016). Expectation of nocebo hyperalgesia affects EEG alpha-activity. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 109, 147-152.
Meagher, M. W. & Welsh, C. J. R. (2016). Stress and Multiple Sclerosis: Clinical and Animal Studies. Opp, MR, Editor. Primer of Psychoneuroimmunology Research. Los Angeles, CA: PsychoNeuroImmunology Research Society.
*Linsenbardt, H. L., **Cook. J., *Vichaya, E. G., Young E. E., Young C. R., **Reusser N. M., Storts R., Welsh C. J. R., Meagher, M. W. (2015). Social disruption alters pain and cognition in an animal model of Multiple Sclerosis. Journal of Neuroimmunology, 288, 56–68.
Arosh, J. A., *Lee, J. H., *Balasubbramanian, D., Stanley, J. A., Long, C. R., Meagher, M. W., Osteen, K. G., Bruner-Tran K. L., Burghardt, R. C., Starzinski-Powitz, A., Banu, S. K. (2015). Molecular and preclinical basis to inhibit PGE2 receptors EP2 and EP4 as a novel nonsteroidal therapy for endometriosis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 12(31), 9716-9721.
*You, D. S., *Creech, S. K., *Vichaya, E. G., *Young, E. E, *Smith, J. F., & Meagher, M. W. (2014). Written emotional disclosure alters secondary hyperalgesia in women with trauma history. Psychosomatic Medicine, 76, 337-346.
*Johnson, R. R., *Maldonado, S., **Bridegam, P., **Prentice, T. W., **Rassu, F., Young, C. R. , *Steelman, A.J., Welsh, T. H., Welsh, C. J. R., & Meagher, M. W. (2014). Neonatal experience interacts with adult social stress to alter acute and chronic Theiler’s virus infection. Brain Behavior and Immunity, 40, 110-120.
Dantzer, R., Meagher, M. W., & Cleeland, C. S. (2012). Translational approaches to treatment-induced symptoms in cancer patients: Developing animal models of cancer symptom burden. Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology, 9, 414-426.
*Creech, S. K., *Smith, J., *Grimes, J. S., Meagher, M.W. (2011). Written emotional disclosure of trauma and trauma history alter pain sensitivity. Journal of Pain, 12, 801-811.
* indicates current or former graduate or postdoctoral trainees, ** indicates former undergraduate students