Identifying the underlying causes of chronic visceral pain and discovering novel therapeutic treatments [ 2017 - 2020 ]

Research Grant

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Researchers: A/Pr Stuart Brierley (Principal investigator)

Brief description Chronic pain is a major, but under appreciated social, clinical and economic challenge. Globally >1.5 billion people suffer from chronic pain. In the USA alone pain is the leading cause of disability, affecting 115 million adults and costing >$630 billion, more than cancer, heart disease and diabetes combined. By using pre-clinical models and translational science this proposal will identify the key mechanisms underlying chronic pain and also identify novel targets for new therapeutic treatment

Funding Amount $AUD 481,731.62

Funding Scheme Career Development Fellowships

Notes RD Wright Biomedical CDF

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