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Science Advances  03 Jul 2019:
Vol. 5, no. 7, eaaw1297
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aaw1297

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vol. 5 no. 7

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  • Received for publication December 5, 2018
  • Accepted for publication May 23, 2019
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  1. Saad S. Nagi1,2,3,*,,
  2. Andrew G. Marshall4,5,*,
  3. Adarsh Makdani5,
  4. Ewa Jarocka6,
  5. Jaquette Liljencrantz7,8,
  6. Mikael Ridderström9,
  7. Sumaiya Shaikh1,3,
  8. Francis O’Neill10,
  9. Dimah Saade11,
  10. Sandra Donkervoort11,
  11. A. Reghan Foley11,
  12. Jan Minde9,
  13. Mats Trulsson12,
  14. Jonathan Cole13,
  15. Carsten G. Bönnemann11,
  16. Alexander T. Chesler7,
  17. M. Catherine Bushnell7,
  18. Francis McGlone5,14 and
  19. Håkan Olausson1,2
  1. 1Center for Social and Affective Neuroscience, Linköping University, S-581 85 Linköping, Sweden.
  2. 2Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Linköping University Hospital, S-581 85 Linköping, Sweden.
  3. 3School of Medicine, Western Sydney University, Penrith, NSW 2751, Australia.
  4. 4Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester, M13 9PL Manchester, UK.
  5. 5School of Natural Sciences and Psychology, Liverpool John Moores University, L3 3AF Liverpool, UK.
  6. 6Department of Integrative Medical Biology, Umeå University, S-901 87 Umeå, Sweden.
  7. 7National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA.
  8. 8Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Institute of Clinical Sciences, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, S-413 45 Gothenburg, Sweden.
  9. 9Department of Surgery, Unit of Orthopedics, Perioperative Sciences, Umeå University Hospital, 901 85 Umeå, Sweden.
  10. 10School of Dentistry, Institute of Clinical Sciences, University of Liverpool, L3 5PS Liverpool, UK.
  11. 11National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA.
  12. 12Department of Dental Medicine, Karolinska Institute, S-141 04 Huddinge, Sweden.
  13. 13Centre of Postgraduate Medical Research and Education, Bournemouth University, Poole BH12 5BB, UK.
  14. 14Institute of Psychology, Health and Society, University of Liverpool, L3 5DA Liverpool, UK.
  1. Corresponding author. Email: saad.nagi{at}
  • * These authors contributed equally to this work.


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