An article on the website of The University of Bristol said chronic pain is a major global public health challenge that causes significant disability. A new research consortium and national chronic pain data hub could improve outcomes for the many people living with painful and debilitating conditions, such as fibromyalgia, lower back pain, headaches and migraines, thanks to a joint £14 million grant from UKRI and Versus Arthritis.
he consortium and hub is a joint and equal investment fromUKRIandVersus Arthritis. For UKRI, the initiative is led by theMedical Research Council, with support from theBiotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council(BBSRC) andEconomic and Social Research Council(ESRC).
The new Advanced Pain Discovery Platform will see four new research consortium and a national chronic pain data hub. One of the projects, a four-year £3.8 million study focusing on the psychosocial aspect of chronic pain…
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