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Funded Project Details - FY2023

Project Number:

Title: Modulating Pain Generators of Chronic Trigeminal Neuropathic Pain
Principal Investigator:

Karin W High

Location: Albuquerque, NM
Congressional District Code: 1
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2020 - September 2024
FY 2023 Funding Amount: $331,135
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Veterans have more severe chronic pain than non-veteran patients and are reportedly twice as likely to die of an opioid overdose in attempts to find relief. These consequences lie behind the critical need to determine brain alterations causing chronification of pain that are too often progressing to the anxiety and depression responsible for the increased suicide rate among our veterans. Better understanding of underlying mechanisms driving chronic pain is imperative to development of more effec...

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