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Charles J. Vierck, Jr., PhD.

Professor Emeritus

Email: viuerck@mbi.ufl.edu

Education:

1959 BS (Biology & Chemistry) University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
1961 MS (Physiological Psychology) University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
1963 PhD (Physiological Psychology) University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
1963-1965 Postdoctoral Fellowship Institute of Neurological Sciences, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Professional Experience at the University of Florida:

1965-1969 Assistant Professor, Departments of Psychiatry, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry
1969-1970 Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy
1970-1971 Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
1971-1976 Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience
1976-2003 Professor, Department of Neuroscience
1978-2000 Director, Center for Neurobiological Sciences in UF McKnight Brain Institute
July 2003 Retired Professor Emeritus
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Book Chapters (from a total of 52+ book chapters)

  • Vierck, C.J., Jr. and Light, A.R  Cordotomy: Effects on humans and animal models.  In: Encyclopedic Reference of Pain.  R.F. Schmidt and W.D. Willis (Eds.), Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, 2007, pp. 881-886.
  • Light, A.R. and Vierck, C.J., JR.  Spinal cord injury pain model: Cordotomy model.  In: Encyclopedic Reference of Pain.  R.F. Schmidt and W.D. Willis (Eds.), Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, 2007, pp. 4113-4119.
  • Vierck, C.J., Jr.  Opioids: Effects of systemic morphine on evoked pain.  In: Encyclopedic Reference of Pain.  R.F. Schmidt and W.D. Willis (Eds.), Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, 2007, pp. 2983-2988.
  • Vierck, C. J. Response to Editorial comment by Knapp on Mechanisms underlying development of spatially distributed chronic pain (fibromyalgia).  Pain, 2007, 128: 289-290.
  • Vierck, C.J. Response to the Letter to the Editor of Pain by M.L Cohen and J.L. Quintner.  Pain, 2007, 129: 225-226.
  • Vierck, C.J. Response to the letter to the Editor of PAIN by M Schiltenwolf and P.. Henningen.  Pain, 2007, 130, 303-305.
  • Turk, D.C., Vierck, C.J., Scarbrough, E., Crofford, L.J. and Rudin, N.J. Fibromyalgia: Combining pharmacological and nonpharmacological approaches to treating the person not just the pain. J. Pain, 2008, 9: 99-104,
  • Vierck, C.J., Hansson, P.T. and Yezierski, R.P. Clinical and pre-clinical pain assessment: Are we measuring the same thing?  Pain, 2008, 135, 7-10.
  • Kassan, S., Vierck, C.J., Jr. and Vierck, E.  Chronic Pain for Dummies.  John Wiley, N.Y., N.Y., 2008.
  • Morgan, D., Carter, C.S., DuPree, J.P., Yezierski, R.P., and Vierck, C.J., Jr.  Evaluation of prescription opioids using operant-based pain measures in rats. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, 2008, 16:367-375.
  • Light, K.C. and Vierck, C.J. HPA axis and sympathetic influences on pain and fatigue in fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue and overlapping functional pain syndromes.  In: Functional Pain Syndromes: Presentation and Pathophysiology.  M.C. Bushnell and E.A. Mayer (Eds.), IASP Press, Seattle, 2009, Chapter 14, pp. 301-318.
  • Light, A.R., Vierck, C.J. and Light, K.C. Myalgia and fatigue: Translation from mouse sensory neurons to fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndromes. In: Translational Pain Research: From Mouse to Man. L Kruger and A.R. Light (Eds.), Taylor and Francis/CRC Press; Informa, London, 2009, pp. 251-282.
  • Yezierski,RP and Vierck, C.J.  Reflex and pain behaviors are not equivalent: Lessons from spinal cord injury.  Pain, 2010. 151, 569-570.