Posts by Fred Schwaller

Schwann cells and migraine

Are Schwann Cells the Bad Guys of Migraine Pain?

New findings in mice show that CGRP activates Schwann cells to sensitize trigeminal neurons, leading to migraine-like pain.
Fred Schwaller

Fred Schwaller is a science writer and communicator based in Berlin, Germany. Fred spent a decade in pain research during his doctoral degree at University College London, UK, and his postdoc at the Max Delbrück Centre in Berlin, Germany. After transferring to science communication in 2020, he has been writing and podcasting about life sciences and medicine, specializing in somatosensation and pain. Follow him on Twitter @SchwallerFred.