Dr. Paul L. Durham



Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

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Missouri State University
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897



  • PhD, University of Iowa, 1994


  • BIO 320 Molecular Cell Biology (lecture)
  • BIO 121 General Biology I (lecture)

Research and professional interests

Dr. Durham conducts research at the Center for Biomedical and Life Sciences, a multidisciplinary laboratory that utilizes cellular/molecular, microbiological, biochemical, and chemical techniques. A primary goal of his research is to determine the signaling pathways by which inflammatory and anti-inflammatory agents control neuropeptide gene expression in disorders involving the trigeminal nerve. 

Awards and honors

Dr. Durham maintains membership in the Society for Neuroscience, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Headache Society, the American Pain Society, and the American Academy of Orofacial Pain. In addition, he has served on numerous National Institutes of Health (NIH) study sections and advisory boards, and is currently a reviewer for 15 different journals. 

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