William Maixner

William Maixner

Mary Lily Kenan Flagler Bingham Distinguished Professor

Director, Regional Center for Neurosensory Disorders

Department of Endodontics,
School of Dentistry

Ph.D., Pharmacology
D.D.S., Dentistry
University of Iowa

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Research Interests

  • Anesthesiology, Chronic Pain, Dentistry, Musculoskeletal System, Neurobiology, Neurology, Neuroscience, Pain, Pain Management, Palliative Care, Pathophysiology, Pharmacology.
  • Analgesia, Fibromyalgia, Musculoskeletal Pain, Pain Genetics, Tempromandibular Disorders.

Research Synopsis

Dr. Maixner’s research program focuses on identifying the pathophysiological processes that underlie pain perception, persistent pain conditions, and related disorders. His current research focuses on genetic, environmental, biological, and psychological risk factors that contribute to the onset and maintenance of chronic pain conditions. A long term goal of his program is to translate new discoveries into clinical practices that improve the ability to diagnose and treat patients experiencing chronic pain.


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Contact Information

Office Location:
5417-L Koury Oral Health Sciences Building

Mailing Address:
CB # 7455
UNC-CH School of Dentistry
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7455

Office Phone: 919-537-3289
Fax: 919-966-5339

Profile: http://myprofile.cos.com/maixnerw




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