Collaborative Research Grant Winners Publish Paper on Neonatal Pain Response
Sep 24, 2020
The study noted that being held by a parent with skin-to-skin contact reduces how strongly a newborn baby’s brain responds to a painful medical jab.
"Our findings may lend new insights into how babies learn to process threats, as they are particularly sensitive to maternal cues," said first author Laura Jones (University College London, UK).
IASP Collaborative Research Grants provide support for international interdisciplinary pain research collaborations between at least two countries with an emphasis on collaborations among basic, translational, and clinical scientists.
Read the full press release from University College London (UCL).