Ph.D., D.Sc., Laboratory Director, Pain and Analgesia, Beritashvili Exp BMC.
Graduated from Tbilisi State University (1977, M.Sc.); Post-graduated from Lomonosov State University of Moscow (1982, PhD); D.Sc. (habilitation, 1995). Director of Beritashvili Institute of Physiology (2006-2008). Research interests, the TRP channels, analgesia and tolerance effects of NSAIDs in pain and itch. The other interest is the history of neuroscience.