Heberto Suarez Roca
Research Scientist

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


Background - Education, Training, & Certifications

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



Current Research Interests

My current interest is on the interactions between the cardiovascular and sensory systems, specifically, the role of baroreflex function, which regulates blood pressure, on postoperative acute and chronic pain and inflammation.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

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