The McDougall Lab is fully equipped to investigate pre-clinical arthritis pain and neurogenic inflammation. In addition to access to shared resources through our Core Facilities, we have expertise in the following research techniques:                                              

  • In-vivo single unit electrophysiology
  • Behavioural Pain Assessments including von Frey Hair algesiometry and dynamic incapacitance
  • Blood Perfusion Measurement using LAser Speckle Contrast Analysis (LASCA)
  • Measurement of Leukocyte Trafficking using Intravital Microscopy
  • Immunohistochemisty
  • Electron Microscopy
  • Joint Histopathology