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Top 10 scientific breakthroughs of 2013 - Le Soleil: Chronic Pain under siege

Research done in the YDK lab are recognized as one of the top ten scientific breakthroughs of 2013, according to Le Soleil newspaper: 

Identifying the part of the cell that causes a disease. Understanding where, exactly, the mechanism breaks.  Finding a drug to repair it.  In biomedical research, this is probably what approaches the definition of a »hat trick» And it is what the team of Yves De Koninck, neuroscientist at Université Laval, have just done in the fight against chronic pain.

Read the complete article in Le Soleil, which explains how research done in the last decade in the De Koninck lab opens the avenue to the development of new drugs to fight chronic pain.