Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/1137011]

Researchers: Dr Irina Vetter (Principal investigator) ,  Prof Maree Smith Prof Richard Lewis

Brief description Pain is a debilitating condition that affects the life of one in five Australians and has significant socioeconomic impact. Currently available pain killers often do not work, or have intolerable side effects including sedation and addiction. We have discovered a novel compound that avoids these side effects and provides effective analgesia as well as opioid-sparing effects in a number of relevant animal models. The aim of this project is to progress the compound towards clinical development.

Funding Amount $AUD 554,874.99

Funding Scheme Development Grants

Notes Development Grant

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