Shestakova N

Shestakova N


Natalia N.


Scopus ID:  7003457596
eLibrary ID:  95650

Natalia Shestakova, PhD in Biology, Senior Researcher, has 20 years of experience in studying the mechanisms of treatment of neuropathic pain and pruritus using molecular modeling methods. She is the author of 50 publications and 2 patents. With the support of 2 grants from the Russian Foundation for Basic Research, 2 grants the Presidium of the Academy of Sciences, and 2 grants from the Government of St. Petersburg, she directs researches in the field of studying the molecular mechanisms of relieving neuropathic pain and itching, based on the results of which the adjuvant analgesic and antipruritic therapies for patients with diabetes mellitus and chronic renal failure have been developed and introduced into clinical practice.


Belinskaia D, Belinskaia M, Barygin O, Vanchakova N, Shestakova N / Psychotropic drugs for the management of chronic pain and itch / Pharmaceuticals (Basel) 2019 12(2) : 99
Stepanenko Yu, Boikov S, Sibarov D, Abushik P, Vanchakova N, Belinskaia D, Shestakova N, Antonov S / Dual action of amitriptyline on NMDA receptors: enhancement of Ca-dependent desensitization and trapping channel block / Sci Rep 2019 Dec 19; 9(1) : 19454
Barygin O, Nagaeva E, Tikhonov D, Belinskaia D, Vanchakova N, Shestakova N / Inhibition of the NMDA and AMPA receptor channels by antidepressants and antipsychotics / Brain Research 2017 1660 : 58-66