Funding for this research was provided by:
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (RGPIN-2014-06044)
Canadian Pain Society
International Association for the Study of Pain
Canada Foundation for Innovation
Received: 12 November 2019
Accepted: 12 February 2020
First Online: 5 March 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: All rodent experiments followed the guidelines set out by the Canadian Council on Animal Care regarding animal care and handling. Specific animal research protocols were approved by both the Animal Care Committee at Carleton University as well as by the Animal Veterinary Services at The Heart Institute where research animals were housed.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.