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Revolutionizing Clinical Pain Research: A Shift Toward Patient-centered Engagement

Revolutionizing Clinical Pain Research: A Shift Toward Patient-centered Engagement
The Initiative on Methods, Measurement, and Pain Assessment in Clinical Trials (IMMPACT), including Simon Haroutounian, PhD, MSc, and Katie Holzer, PhD, LCSW, brought together a diverse group of participants from academia, industry, funding and regulatory agencies, and people with lived experience (PWLE) of pain, to developed recommendations for advancing patient engagement in clinical pain research.

Advancing Pain Research: Highlights from the Inaugural St. Louis Translational Pain Forum (Links to an external site)

Advancing Pain Research: Highlights from the Inaugural St. Louis Translational Pain Forum
The inaugural St. Louis Translational Pain Forum (STL-TPRF) was brought to fruition through a collaborative effort between the Washington University Pain Center, the Institute for Translational Neuroscience at Saint Louis University, and the Center for Clinical Pharmacology – a joint venture between UHSP and the Department of Anesthesiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

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