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Mario Danilo Boada Donoso, Ph.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Mario Danilo Boada Donoso, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor,

Clinical Interests

Pain Research, Sensory Processing

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Academic: 336-608-9150


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Education & Training

  • B.S., University of Havana Faculty of Medicine-Cuba, 1993
  • M.S., University of Havana Faculty of Medicine-Cuba, 1996
  • Fellowship, Neurobiology, University of Wyoming, 2009
  • Fellowship, Neurobiology, WFU School of Medicine, 2010


  • Soc Of Neuroscience
  • Intl Brain Research Organizati
Mario Danilo Boada Donoso, Ph.D.

Mario Danilo Boada Donoso, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology

Research Interests

Mechanoreceptors; Ganglia, Spinal; Skin; Nociceptors; Neural Conduction
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Contact Information

Academic: 336-608-9150


Recent Publications

Audiovisual distraction increases prefrontal cortical neuronal activity and impairs attentional performance in the rat. Ririe DG, Danilo Boada M, Schmidt BS, Martin SJ, Kim SA, Martin TJ.. J Exp Neurosci. 2017;11():.

Post-discharge hyperpolarization is an endogenous modulatory factor limiting input from fast-conducting nociceptors (AHTMRs). Boada MD, Ririe DG, Eisenach JC.. Mol Pain. 2017;13():.

Mechanical sensibility of nociceptive and non-nociceptive fast-conducting afferents is modulated by skin temperature. Boada MD, Eisenach JC, Ririe DG.. J Neurophysiol. 2016;115(1):546-553.

Nerve injury induced activation of fast-conducting high threshold mechanoreceptors predicts non-reflexive pain related behavior. Boada MD, Martin TJ, Ririe DG.. Neurosci Lett. 2016;632():44-49.

Reduced PFC activity may underlie reduced attentional performance from incisional pain [abstract]. Ririe D, Boada D, Martin T.. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2016;2016(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Nerve injury induces a new profile of tactile and mechanical nociceptor input from undamaged peripheral afferents. Boada MD, Gutierrez S, Aschenbrenner CA, Houle TT, Hayashida KI, Ririe DG, Eisenach JC.. J Neurophysiol. 2015;113(1):100-109.

Fast-conducting mechanoreceptors contribute to withdrawal behavior in normal and nerve injured rats. Danilo Boada M, Martin TJ, Peters CM, Hayashida K, Harris MH, Houle TT, Boyden ES, Eisenach JC, Ririe DG.. Pain. 2014;155(12):2646-2655.

Relationship between electrophysiological signature and defined sensory modality of trigeminal ganglion neurons in vivo. Boada MD.. J Neurophysiol. 2013;109(3):749-757.

Skin incision-induced receptive field responses of mechanosensitive peripheral neurons are developmentally regulated in the rat. Boada MD, Gutierrez S, Giffear K, Eisenach JC, Ririe DG.. J Neurophysiol. 2012;108(4):1122-1129.

Developmental differences in peripheral glabrous skin mechanosensory nerve receptive field and intracellular electrophysiologic properties: phenotypic characterization in infant and juvenile rats. Boada MD, Gutierrez S, Houle T, Eisenach JC, Ririe DG.. Int J Dev Neurosci. 2011;29(8):847-854.

Optical inhibition of neurons in whole rat dorsal root ganglion after in vivo intrathecal viral vector induced expression of the optically active proton pump Arch-T [abstract]. Ririe DG, Boada DM, Martin TJ, Boyden ES, Eisenach JC.. In: Abstracts of the 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA); 2011 Oct 15-19; Chicago (IL). 2011;():A391.

Differing neurophysiologic mechanosensory input from glabrous and hairy skin in juvenile rats. Boada MD, Houle TT, Eisenach JC, Ririe DG.. J Neurophysiol. 2010;104(6):3568-3575.

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Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology

Clinical Interests

Pain Research, Sensory Processing
Mario Danilo Boada Donoso, Ph.D.

Mario Danilo Boada Donoso, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology

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