Foodie Pharmacology Podcast

The Taste of Pain! Solving the Puzzle of Pain Receptors with Dr. David Julius

September 22, 2020

How many of you love hot sauce? What makes chili peppers so alluring to our palates? Well, it has a lot to do with pain and how our bodies react to pain stimulants like capsaicin. Join me as I speak with Dr. David Julius – an expert on pain receptors – as they discuss how humans sense certain spices, and what this means in the search for new non-opiate pain therapies.

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