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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Shaping Pain:The Pain Resilience Project
Principal Investigator:

Stephen G. Waxman

Location: West Haven, CT
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: October 2019 - September 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $299,992
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Safe and effective treatment for pain remains a global unmet medical need, which in turn has contributed to the opioid crisis. The experience of pain varies from person to person, with some individuals relatively resilient to pain compared to others. Individual-to-individual variation in pain, while observed in the clinics, has not been accurately modeled in the laboratory nor has its mechanistic underpinnings carefully examined. This is partially because pain involves both detection by the peri...

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