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Debating Issues:
Fetal Pain
Animal Rights and Wrongs

My research page
Stuart WG Derbyshire, Ph.D.
Email: s.w.derbyshire@
Professional Experience:
Visiting Research Fellow, University of Pittsburgh, Depts of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, A1305 Scaife Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15261. July 1996 - June 1998.
Assistant Professor, UCLA/CURE Neuroenteric Disease Program, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Building 115, Room 223, 11301 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90073. July 1998 - August 2000.
Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Dept. of Anesthesiology, A1305 Scaife Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15261. September 2000 - July 2005..
Senior Lecturer, University of Birmingham, School of Psychology, Edgbaston, B15 2TT, UK. July 2005 - present.

Publications (Selected, clicking the link will take you to the article):
Derbyshire SWG, Jones AKP, Devani P, Friston KJ, Feinmann C, Harris M, Pearce S, Watson JDG, Frackowiak RSJ. Cerebral responses to pain in patients with atypical facial pain measured by positron emission tomography. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 1994; 57: 1166-1173.

Derbyshire SWG, Jones AKP, Gyulai F, Clark S, Townsend D, Firestone L. Pain processing during three levels of noxious stimulation produces differential patterns of central activity.
Pain 1997; 73: 431-445.

Derbyshire SWG, Vogt BA, Jones AKP. Pain and Stroop interference tasks activate separate processing modules in anterior cingulate cortex.
Exp Brain Res 1998; 118: 52-60.

Derbyshire SWG, Jones AKP. The cerebral response to pain in two depressed patients.
Depression and Anxiety 1998; 7: 87-88.

Derbyshire SWG, Jones AKP. Cerebral responses to a continual tonic pain stimulus measured using positron emission tomography.
Pain 1998: 76; 127-135: Featured on the front page of Vol. 77.

Derbyshire SWG, Jones AKP, Collins M, Feinmann C, Harris M. Cerebral responses to pain in patients suffering acute post dental extraction pain measured by positron emission tomography (PET). Eur J Pain 1999; 3: 103-113.

Derbyshire SWG. Locating the beginnings of pain. Bioethics 1999; 13: 1-31.

Derbyshire SWG. Imaging the Brain in Pain. In
American Pain Society Bulletin, V9(2), R. H. Gracely (Ed), APS, Illinois 1999.

Derbyshire SWG.  Pain. In
Encyclopedia of Human Emotions. D Levinson, J Ponzetti, P Jorgensen, Eds. Macmillan Reference New York 1999.

Derbyshire SWG. Meta-analysis of thirty-four independent samples studied using positron emission tomography (PET) reveals a significantly attenuated central response to noxious stimulation in clinical pain patients. Curr Rev Pain 1999; 3: 265-280.

Derbyshire SWG. The IASP definition captures the essence of pain experience. Pain Forum 1999; 8: 106-109.

Derbyshire SWG. Exploring the pain 'neuromatrix'. Curr Rev Pain 2000; 6: 467-477.

Mayer EA, Derbyshire SWG, Naliboff BD, Mertz H, Kessler R, Read NW. Cerebral activation in irritable bowel syndrome. Gastroenterology 2000; 119: 1418-1420.

Derbyshire SWG. Fetal pain: An infantile debate. Bioethics 2001; 1: 77-84.

Naliboff BD, Derbyshire SWG, Munakata J, Berman S, Mandelkern M, Chang L, Mayer EA Cerebral activation in irritable bowel syndrome patients and control subjects during rectosigmoid stimulation. Psychosom Med 2001; 63: 365-375.

Derbyshire SWG. Genetics in Medicine: Real Promises, Unreal Expectations.
Br Med J 2001; 322: 1069.

Derbyshire SWG. Principles of Behavioral and Cognitive Neurology, 2nd Edition [review]. Contemporary Psychology - APA Review of Books 2001; 46: 590-593.

Derbyshire SWG. The Tyranny of Health: Doctors and the Regulation of Lifestyle.
Br Med J 2001; 322: 1069.

Derbyshire SWG. The Execution of Timothy McVeigh: Must See TV?
Br Med J 2001; 322:1254.

Derbyshire SWG. Measuring our natural painkiller.
Trends in Neuroscience 2002; 25: 65-66.

Derbyshire SWG. Why Animal Rights are Wrong. In,
Animal Experiments: Good or Bad? E. Lee, Ed. Hodder & Stoughton, 2002.

Derbyshire SWG, Jones AKP, Creed F, Starz T, Meltzer CC, Townsend DW, Peterson AM, Firestone L. Cerebral responses to noxious thermal stimulation in chronic low back pain patients and normal controls. Neuroimage 2002; 16: 158-168.

Derbyshire SWG, Nichols TE, Firestone L, Townsend DW, Jones AKP. Gender differences in patterns of cerebral activation during equal experience of painful laser stimulation. Journal of Pain 2002; 3: 401-411.

Bentley DE, Derbyshire SWG, Youell PD, Jones AKP. Caudal cingulate cortex involvement in pain processing: an inter-individual laser evoked potential source localisation study using realistic head models. Pain 2003; 102: 265-271.

Derbyshire SWG. Review and meta-analysis of neuroimaging data reveals differential activation from upper and lower gastrointestinal distension. American Journal of Gastroenterology 2003; 98: 12-20.

Vogt BA, Berger GR, Derbyshire SWG. Structural and functional dichotomy of human midcingulate cortex. European Journal of Neuroscience 2003; 18: 3134-3144.

Derbyshire SWG, Whalley MG, Stenger VA, Oakley DA. Cerebral activation during hypnotically induced and imagined pain.
Neuroimage 2004; 23: 392-401.

Griffiths D, Derbyshire SWG, Stenger A, Logue E, Resnick N. Brain control of normal and overactive bladder. Journal of Urology 2005; 174: 1862-1867.

Gianaros PJ, Derbyshire SWG, May JC, Siegle GJ, Jennings JR. Increased mean arterial pressure to a behavioral stressor correlates with greater concurrent fMRI BOLD activation in cortical and subcortical brain regions. Psychophysiology 2005; 42: 627-635..

Derbyshire SWG. Can fetuses feel pain?
British Medical Journal 2006; 332: 909-912.