Heberto Suarez Roca
Research Scientist

My primary research interest has focused on the involvement of stress and emotions in the perception of pain and painful chronic syndromes. I have been also interested in the search for organic compounds and natural products with analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties.


My current research project looks at the interactions between the cardiovascular and sensory systems, specifically, the role of baroreflex function on postoperative acute and chronic pain, opioid consumption, and inflammation.

BACKGROUND

Education, Training, & Certifications

  • M.D., University of Zulia, Maracaibo 2001
  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 1991
  • M.B.B.S., University of Zulia, Maracaibo 1983

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Contact Information

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