The role of sodium channels in pain and cold allodynia [ 2013 - 2016 ]

Also known as: Understanding the role of sodium channels in cold pain

Research Grant

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Researchers: Dr Irina Vetter (Principal investigator) ,  Dr Katharina Zimmermann

Brief description Many types of chronic pain remain poorly treated and severely impact the quality of life of millions of Australians. Cold allodynia in particular, which occurs in several painful human conditions and leads to severe pain from simply touching a cool surface or item, is poorly understood and thus difficult to treat. The aim of this project is to determine the pharmacological mechanism of cold allodynia to develop novel treatment approaches.

Funding Amount $AUD 349,306.89

Funding Scheme Project Grants

Notes New Investigator Grant

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