• A Bidirectional View of Migraine and Diet Relationship 

      Gazerani, Parisa (Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment;volume 17, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-02-11)
      Migraine is a common headache with a large negative impact on health. Several endogenous and exogenous factors can influence the severity and frequency of migraine, for example, lifestyle factors including dietary factors. ...
    • Competence in Sports Pharmacy among Pharmacy Students in Norway 

      Dabrowska, Natalia; Malmberg, Lone; Hadis, Nejati; Bach Volle, Cecilie; Røssing Witzø, Maren; Yaman, Hatice; Gazerani, Parisa (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2024)
      Pharmacists are competent to promote the proper use of medicines. According to the International Pharmaceutical Federation, pharmacists must develop competence in sports pharmacy and the contents of the World Anti-Doping ...
    • Complexity of drug substitutions caused by drug tenders: A mixed-methods study in Denmark 

      Klitgaard Larsen, Lina; Middelbo Outzen, Emilie; Gazerani, Parisa; Plet, Hanne (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Objective: The objective of this study was to investigate factors influencing the complexity of drug substitutions caused by drug tenders in a Danish hospital setting. Methods: A sequential explanatory mixed-methods approach ...
    • Contribution of Central and Peripheral Glial Cells in the Development and Persistence of Itch: Therapeutic Implication of Glial Modulation 

      Gazerani, Parisa (Neuroglia;, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2023)
      Chronic itch (CI) is an unpleasant skin sensation accompanied by an intense scratching desire that lasts 6 weeks or longer. Despite the high prevalence and negative impact on affected individuals and a huge healthcare ...
    • Contribution of Small Extracellular Vesicles from Schwann Cells and Satellite Glial Cells to Pain Processing 

      Gazerani, Parisa (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2024)
      Extracellular vesicles (EVs), including exosomes and microvesicles, are membrane-bound particles released by cells into extracellular space. These vesicles carry various molecules, such as proteins and lipids, and can ...
    • How does botulinum toxin inhibit itch? 

      Gazerani, Parisa (Toxins;Volume 14 / Issue 10, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
      Two decades after reports of the anti-pruritic effects of botulinum neurotoxins (BoNTs), there is still no approved product for the anti-itch indication of BoNTs, and most clinical case reports still focus on the off-label ...
    • Human brain organoids in migraine research: Pathogenesis and drug development 

      Gazerani, Parisa (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2023)
    • Intelligent Digital Twins for Personalized Migraine Care 

      Gazerani, Parisa (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2023)
      Intelligent digital twins closely resemble their real-life counterparts. In health and medical care, they enable the real-time monitoring of patients, whereby large amounts of data can be collected to produce actionable ...
    • Investigation of itch in Parkinson disease 

      Sondrup, Maria A; Bjergen, Cecilie; Gaarskjær, Anne N; Joseph, Andrea; Lassen, Rikke S; Mamedov, Shiran; Poulsen, Maria B; Radovanovic, Tessa; Schacksen, Cathrine S; Thaarup, Maja; Andersen, Maria S; Oppel, Lorenz M; Gazerani, Parisa (Itch;volume 6, issue 2, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-04-14)
      Introduction: Sensory abnormalities (eg, pain) are common in Parkinson disease (PD) with a negative impact on quality of life. As itch is less studied in PD, and pain and itch partially share sensory pathways, we designed ...
    • Is Burning Mouth Syndrome Associated with Extraoral Dryness? A Systematic Review 

      Le, Kim Devon Terga; DosSantos, Marcos Fabio; Gazerani, Parisa (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2023)
      Burning mouth syndrome (BMS) is characterized by a persistent intraoral burning sensation, often experienced by postmenopausal women. The etiology of BMS remains partially understood, and consequently, treatments remain ...
    • A link between migraine and prolactin: the way forward 

      Gazerani, Parisa (Future science OA;, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-09-24)
      Migraine is an incapacitating neurological disorder that predominantly affects women. Sex and other hormones (e.g., oxytocin, and prolactin) may play a role in sexual dimorphic features of migraine. Initially, prolactin ...
    • Medical Hypothesis: Deep Brain Stimulation for Intractable Migraine 

      Gazerani, Parisa; Brian, Cairns (OBM Neurobiology;Volume 5, Issue 1; Special Issue: Deep Brain Stimulation for Neurobiology Diseases, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-01-05)
      Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) has been introduced as an innovative treatment for several neurological disorders, including Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor, and dystonia and it has been proven effective in helping ...
    • Migraine and Mood in Children 

      Gazerani, Parisa (Behavioral Sciences;volume 11, issue 4, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-04-14)
      Migraine is one of the most prevalent headache disorders in children and negatively influences their quality of life. Physical, social, and school functioning are negatively affected. Mood changes are common in migraineurs ...
    • Nightmares in Migraine: A Focused Review 

      Gazerani, Parisa (Behavioral Sciences;Volume 11, Issue 9, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-09-04)
      Nightmares usually occur during the sleep phase of rapid eye movement (REM) and are associated with some physical symptoms, including sweating, shortness of breath, and lower limb movements. Emotions of fear, anger, shame, ...
    • Presence of Small-Conductance Calcium-Activated Potassium (SK) Channels in the Central and Peripheral Nervous Systems and Their Role in Health and Disease 

      DosSantos, Marcos Fabio; Filha, Lionete Gall Acosta; Veríssimo, Carla P; Sanz, Carolina K; Gazerani, Parisa (Journal of Integrative Neuroscience (JIN);, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2023)
      Potassium (K+) channels establish and maintain the resting potential of most living cells. Their activity is predominantly regulated by the membrane voltage or the K+ gradient across the cell membrane. However, many cells ...
    • Prevalence of Dry Eye Disease Among Individuals Scheduled for Cataract Surgery in a Norwegian Cataract Clinic 

      Graae Jensen, Per; Gundersen, Morten; Nilsen, Christian; Gundersen, Kjell Gunnar; Potvin, Rick; Gazerani, Parisa; Chen, Xiangjun; Utheim, Tor Paaske; Utheim, Øygunn Aass (Clinical Ophthalmology;, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2023)
      Purpose: To determine the prevalence of dry eye disease (DED) in patients scheduled for cataract surgery in a Norwegian eye clinic. Patients and Methods: 218 patients scheduled for cataract surgery were examined for DED ...
    • The Role of Multimodal MRI in Mild Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer’s Disease 

      Knudsen, Laust; Gazerani, Parisa; Michel, Tanja Maria; Seyedi Vafaee, Manouchehr (Journal of Neuroimaging (JON);Volume 32, Issue 1, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-11-09)
      Background and Purpose: Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is a prodromal stage of Alzheimer’s Disease (AD), where neurodegeneration is not as considerable, thereby potentially increasing the effect of treatments. Therefore, ...
    • Satellite Glial Cells in Pain Research: A Targeted Viewpoint of Potential and Future Directions 

      Gazerani, Parisa (Frontiers in Pain Research;volume 2, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-03-10)
      Chronic pain is known to be caused by sensitization within the pain circuits. An imbalance occurs between excitatory and inhibitory transmission that enables this sensitization to form. In addition to neurons, the contribution ...
    • Short-Term Functional and Morphological Changes in Primary Cultures of Trigeminal Ganglion Cells 

      Pires Veríssimo, Carla; Filha, Lionete Gall Acosta; da Silva, Fábio Jorge Moreira; Westgarth, Harrison; Aguia, Juliana De Mattos Coelho; Pontes, Bruno; Moura-Neto, Vivaldo; Gazerani, Parisa; DosSantos, Marcos Fabio (Current Issues in Molecular Biology;Volume 44 / Issue 3, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022-03-08)
      Several studies have proved that glial cells, as well as neurons, play a role in pain patho-physiology. Most of these studies have focused on the contribution of central glial cells (e.g., microglia and astrocytes) to ...