Robert H LaMotte PhD

Professor of Anesthesiology and of Neurobiology


Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Neuroscience

Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program

Neurobiology

Anesthesiology: NIH T32 Program | LaMotte Lab

Biography

Our laboratory uses the methods of single-cell electrophysiology (in vitro and in vivo) and sensory psychophysics to study the peripheral neural mechanisms of pain and itch in humans and animals. Please refer to the laboratory website (http://medicine.yale.edu/labs/lamotte).

Education

  • Ph.D., Kansas State University , 1968

Selected Publication

  • Han, L., Ma, C., Liu, Q., Weng, H.J., Cui, Y., Tang, Z., Kim, Y., Nie, H., Qu, L., Patel, K.N., Li, Z., McNeil, B., He, S., Guan, Y., Xiao, B., LaMotte, R.H. & Dong, X. (2012). A subpopulation of nociceptors specifically linked to itch. Nature Neuroscience 16(2), 174-182. PMCID: PMC3557753
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