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Peer-reviewed journals

Governo R, Eden-Green B, Dawes T, Mavridou I, Giles J, Rosten C, Rennie-Taylor J, Nduka C. Evaluation of facial electromyographic pain responses in healthy participants. Pain Manag. 2020 Nov;10(6):399-410. doi: 10.2217/pmt-2020-0005. Epub 2020 Oct 19. PMID: 33073690

Weber A, Busbridge S, Governo R. Evaluation of the Efficacy of Musical Vibroacupuncture in Pain Relief: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Study. Neuromodulation. 2020 Oct 7. doi: 10.1111/ner.13281. Online ahead of print. PMID: 33029913

Governo R, Alyusuf D, Gard P. Healthcare workers in Saudi Arabia perceive stress differently according to gender but not in cortisol levels: an immunoassay study. Int J Community Med Public Health.2019 Sep; 6(10):4154. doi: 10.18203/2394-6040.ijcmph20194468

Dawes TR, Eden-Green B, Rosten C, Giles J, Governo R, Marcelline F, Nduka C. Objectively measuring pain using facial expression: is the technology finally ready? Pain Manag. 2018 Mar;8(2):105-113. doi: 10.2217/pmt-2017-0049. Epub 2018 Feb 22. PMID: 29468939 Review.

Richards N, Dilley A. Contribution of hyperpolarization-activated channels to heat hypersensitivity and ongoing activity in the neuritis model. Neuroscience. 2015;284:87-98.

Boyd B, Dilley A. Altered tibial nerve biomechanics in patients with diabetes mellitus. Muscle & Nerve. 2014;50(2):216-223.

Dilley A, Richards N, Pulman K, Bove G. Disruption of Fast Axonal Transport in the Rat Induces Behavioral Changes Consistent With Neuropathic Pain. The Journal of Pain. 2013;14(11):1437-1449.

Pulman K, Smith M, Mengozzi M, Ghezzi P, Dilley A. The erythropoietin-derived peptide ARA290 reverses mechanical allodynia in the neuritis model. Neuroscience. 2013;233:174-183.

Boyd B, Gray A, Dilley A, Wanek L, Topp K. The pattern of tibial nerve excursion with active ankle dorsiflexion is different in older people with diabetes mellitus. Clinical Biomechanics. 2012;27(9):967-971.

Dilley A, Greening J, Walker-Bone K, Good C. Magnetic resonance imaging signal hyperintensity of neural tissues in diffuse chronic pain syndromes: A pilot study. Muscle & Nerve. 2011;44(6):981-984.

Bove G, Dilley A. The conundrum of sensitization when recording from nociceptors. Journal of Neuroscience Methods. 2010;188(2):213-218.

Erel E, Dilley A, Turner S, Kumar P, Bhatti W, Lees V. Sonographic measurements of longitudinal median nerve sliding in patients following nerve repair. Muscle & Nerve. 2010;41(3):350-354.

Coppieters M, Hough A, Dilley A. Different Nerve-Gliding Exercises Induce Different Magnitudes of Median Nerve Longitudinal Excursion: An In Vivo Study Using Dynamic Ultrasound Imaging. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2009;39(3):164-171.

Jones K, Finn D, Governo R, Prior M, Morris P, Kendall D et al. Identification of discrete sites of action of chronic treatment with desipramine in a model of neuropathic pain. Neuropharmacology. 2009;56(2):405-413.

Mitsis G, Governo R, Rogers R, Pattinson K. The effect of remifentanil on respiratory variability, evaluated with dynamic modeling. Journal of Applied Physiology. 2009;106(4):1038-1049.

Pattinson K, Governo R, MacIntosh B, Russell E, Corfield D, Tracey I et al. Opioids Depress Cortical Centers Responsible for the Volitional Control of Respiration. Journal of Neuroscience. 2009;29(25):8177-8186.

Dilley A, Bove G. Disruption of axoplasmic transport induces mechanical sensitivity in intact rat C-fibre nociceptor axons. The Journal of Physiology. 2008;586(2):593-604.

Dilley A, Bove G. Resolution of Inflammation-Induced Axonal Mechanical Sensitivity and Conduction Slowing in C-Fiber Nociceptors. The Journal of Pain. 2008;9(2):185-192.

Dilley A, Odeyinde S, Greening J, Lynn B. Longitudinal sliding of the median nerve in patients with non-specific arm pain. Manual Therapy. 2008;13(6):536-543.

Ellis R, Hing W, Dilley A, McNair P. Reliability of Measuring Sciatic and Tibial Nerve Movement with Diagnostic Ultrasound During a Neural Mobilisation Technique. Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology. 2008;34(8):1209-1216.

Governo R, Morris P, Marsden C, Chapman V. Gabapentin evoked changes in functional activity in nociceptive regions in the brain of the anaesthetized rat: an fMRI study. British Journal of Pharmacology. 2008;153(7):1558-1567.

Dilley A, Summerhayes C, Lynn B. An in vivo investigation of ulnar nerve sliding during upper limb movements. Clinical Biomechanics. 2007;22(7):774-779.

Governo R, Prior M, Morris P, Marsden C, Chapman V. Validation of an automated punctate mechanical stimuli delivery system designed for fMRI studies in rodents. Journal of Neuroscience Methods. 2007;163(1):31-37.

Moylan Governo R, Morris P, William Prior M, Marsden C, Chapman V. Capsaicin-evoked brain activation and central sensitization in anaesthetised rats: A functional magnetic resonance imaging study. Pain. 2006;126(1):35-45.

Dilley A, Lynn B, Pang S. Pressure and stretch mechanosensitivity of peripheral nerve fibres following local inflammation of the nerve trunk. Pain. 2005;117(3):462-472.

Governo R, Deuchars J, Baldwin S, King A. Localization of the NBMPR-sensitive equilibrative nucleoside transporter, ENT1, in the rat dorsal root ganglion and lumbar spinal cord. Brain Research. 2005;1059(2):129-138.

Greening J, Dilley A, Lynn B. In vivo study of nerve movement and mechanosensitivity of the median nerve in whiplash and non-specific arm pain patients. Pain. 2005;115(3):248-253.

Ackley M, Governo R, Cass C, Young J, Baldwin S, King A. Control of glutamatergic neurotransmission in the rat spinal dorsal horn by the nucleoside transporter ENT1. The Journal of Physiology. 2003;548(2):507-517.

Dilley A, Gregson N, Hadden R, Smith K. Effects on axonal conduction of anti-ganglioside sera and sera from patients with Guillain-Barré syndrome. Journal of Neuroimmunology. 2003;139(1-2):133-140.

Dilley A, Lynn B, Greening J, DeLeon N. Quantitative in vivo studies of median nerve sliding in response to wrist, elbow, shoulder and neck movements. Clinical Biomechanics. 2003;18(10):899-907.

Dilley A, Greening J, Lynn B, Leary R, Morris V. The use of cross-correlation analysis between high-frequency ultrasound images to measure longitudinal median nerve movement. Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology. 2001;27(9):1211-1218.

Book chapters

Dilley A. ARA290 in a rat model of inflammatory pain. In: Ghezzi P, Cerami A, editors. Tissue Protective Cytokines: Methods and Protocols. New York: Humana Press; 2013.

Greening J, Dilley A. Peripheral mechanisms of chronic upper limb pain: nerve dynamics, inflammation and neurophysiology. In: Fernandez-de-las-Penas C, editor. Neck and Arm Pain Syndromes. Elsevier Health Sciences UK; 2011.

Dilley A, Greening J. Non-specific arm pain. In: Wall P, McMahon S, Koltzenburg M, editors. Wall and Melzack's textbook of pain. Philadelphia: Elsevier/Churchill Livingstone; 2006.