Interagency Pain Research Coordinating Committee (IPRCC)

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Finding a Signature for Chronic Pain Risk

The HEAL SPRINT study aims to identify culprit factors that predict chronic pain in teens.

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The Interagency Pain Research Coordinating Committee (IPRCC) is a Federal advisory committee created by the Department of Health and Human Services to enhance pain research efforts and promote collaboration across the government, with the ultimate goals of advancing the fundamental understanding of pain and improving pain-related treatment strategies.


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Taking Migraine Seriously

Dr. Porter featured on CBS News – Taking Migraine Seriously

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NIH HEAL Initiative

Learn how the NIH HEAL initiative will bolster research across the NIH to improve pain management.


Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Noninvasive, Nonpharmacological Treatment for Chronic Pain: A Systematic Review