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New paper identifies ascending pathways for itch

A new study from the Goulding lab describes a novel pathway by which itch information is transmitted from the spinal cord to the brainstem:

Two brain pathways identified that govern the urge to itch, Grace Wade, New Scientist, 14 April 2023

Ren, X., Liu, S., Virlogeux, A., Kang, S.J., Brusch, J., Liu, Y., Dymecki, S.M., Han, S., Goulding, M., and Acton, D. (2023). Identification of an essential spinoparabrachial pathway for mechanical itch. Neuron. 10.1016/J.NEURON.2023.03.013.