Author Archives: Aberie Ikinko

About Aberie Ikinko

My past research ranges from biophysical testing of placentas to manipulating protein binding domains to cell culture studies of stroke but my true research interest is in the study of pain. Also I am interested in more translational or potentially applicable science to the field of medicine. Currently the lab I am working in uses electrophysiology and real time PCR to quantify and characterize the differences in rat models of neuropathy and pain at the single neuron level in the dorsal root ganglion. blogs

Baby with 8 limbs (Ischiopagi)

  An Indian toddler, Lakshmi Tatma, 2, born with a rare condition called isciopagus, which is where a child is born with four arms and four legs, was recovering in the intensive care unit early Wednesday (November 7, 2007) after … Continue reading

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Baby with craniofacial duplication (Diprosopus)

Ask anyone along the dusty, pothole-filled road heading to the tiny village of Saini, and they’ll know who she is. The one with four eyes. The one with two mouths. The one with two heads. They are not ashamed of … Continue reading

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Frontiers

Not very long ago, the feasibility of mapping the distinguishable regions of the human brain in relation to their functional roles seemed remote. With the tremendous advances in neuroscience in the past two decades, however, the opportunity now exists to … Continue reading

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The final frontier…

Is never final.

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