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New Pain & COPCs Research Funding Opportunities

The NIH Helping to End Addiction Long-term (HEAL) Initiative funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) have just been released. Webinars to introduce the audience to a selection of these FOAs,  all seeking to develop medical devices to treat pain, are scheduled on (all...

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Digital Signals in Chronic Pain Study Seeks Participants

The CPRA took notice when Evidation Health announced a new study called the DiSCover Project (Digital Signals in Chronic Pain). We sat down with Evidation’s co-founder and president, Christine Lemke, who has chronic pain herself, to learn about this exciting new...

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New NIH Research Opportunities

Symptom Cluster Characterization in Chronic Conditions (R21) https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-17-461.html Symptom Cluster Characterization in Chronic Conditions (R01) https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-17-462.html

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CPRA Brochure Now Available

Read our new brochure, Chronic Overlapping Pain Conditions.  This brochure addresses what are COPCs, how COPCs are diagnosed, the complexity of the chronic pain experience, and how to work with your health care provider to develop a treatment plan.

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Maternal Chronic Pain Study

A high proportion of women with children experience chronic pain conditions such as temporomandibular disorders, low back pain, headache, and fibromyalgia. Parenting with chronic pain is a unique challenge that many parents face. Oregon Health & Science University...

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National Pain Study Released

Terrie Cowley, the TMJA's President and Co-founder of the Chronic Pain Research Alliance, Christin Veasley, Director and Co-founder of the Chronic Pain Research Alliance, and Drs. Ronald Dubner, William Maixner, Sean Mackey, and Allan Basbaum Scientific Advisors to...

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Your URGENT Attention is Needed TODAY before 12 PM Eastern

Your urgent attention is needed on an amendment up for vote today by our U.S. Senators. The Amendment 3435 to the S. 524 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act will direct the National Institutes of Health to intensify its research efforts on chronic pain and...

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Painful Truth about Opiod Abuse

Currently, bills addressing opioid misuse, overdose and addiction are quickly moving through Congress. However, legislation proposed to date has failed to include a critical component - funding for vital pain research to elucidate the causes and mechanisms of chronic...

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