Amanda Klein, MS, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Amanda Klein

Contact Info

Office Phone 218-726-6037

Fax 218-726-6500

Office Address:
221 Life Science, Duluth

Mailing Address:
University of Minnesota
College of Pharmacy, Duluth
Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmaceutical Sciences
232 Life Science
1110 Kirby Drive
Duluth, MN 55812-3003

Administrative Assistant Name
Anna Foster

Administrative Phone

Administrative Email

Fellowship, Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Advisors Matthias Ringkamp and Srinivasa Raja

PhD in Molecular, Cellular, and Integrative Physiology, University of California Davis

Department of Biology, University of Minnesota Duluth, Duluth MN

Bachelor's, University of Minnesota Duluth


Dr. Klein’s research interests are in the area of the neural mechanisms of pain. Specifically, her research interests are related to opiate receptors and their downstream targets to alleviate chronic pain. Dr. Klein is currently an active member of the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP), the American Pain Society (APS) and the Society for Neuroscience (SfN).

Awards & Recognition

  • Loren D. Carlson Prize in Physiology 2013
  • Interdisciplinary Training Program in Biobehavioral Pain Research (T32 NS070201) 2012
  • University of California Davis GSA Travel Award 2012
  • International Association for the Study of Pain 14th World Congress of Pain Travel Award 2012
  • UC Davis Society for Neuroscience Chapter Travel Award 2011
  • Irving I. Herzendorf Memorial Award in Physiology 2011
  • Association for Chemoreception Sciences Polak Foundation Travel Award 2010, 2011