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Dr. Katrin Usai

Phone: +49 621 1703-6318


Research and Administrative Building, 2nd Floor, Room 223

Publications in peer reviewed journals since 2006

TOP 5 publications:

  1. Nees F, Löffler M, Usai K, Flor H. Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis feedback sensitivity in different states of back pain. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2019 101:60-66. Epub 2018 Oct 26.
  2. Schneider I, Schmitgen MM, Boll S, Roth C, Nees F, Usai K, Herpertz SC, Wolf RC. Oxytocin modulates intrinsic neural activity in patients with chronic low back pain. Eur J Pain. 2020 24(5):945-955. Epub 2020 Mar 9.
  3. Nees F, Usai K, Löffler M, Flor H. The evaluation and brain representation of pleasant touch in chronic and subacute back pain Neurobiol Pain. 2019(5):100025. Epub 2018 Oct 29.

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