"Scientists Find Brain Signals of Chronic Pain"

By Priyanka Runwal on June 01, 2023
"A new study linked chronic pain to activity in the orbitofrontal cortex, an area involved in emotion regulation, self-evaluation and decision making." New York Times Article (Published 22 May 2023)

Tailoring Deep Brain Stimulation to Treat Chronic Pain

By Jen A. Miller on February 03, 2020
One in four U.S. adults suffer from chronic pain, many from chronic pain that is resistant to treatment. People with conditions like post-stroke pain, phantom limb pain, nerve pain and pain from spinal injuries are often left with in agony but little hope for relief.

UCSF Receives 10 NIH Grants to Study Pain and Opioid Addiction

By Nina Bai on October 10, 2019
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded 10 grants this year to UC San Francisco researchers as part of the NIH Helping to End Addiction Long-term (HEAL) Initiative. The awards to UCSF total more than $40 million and will fund projects ranging from better technologies for MRI imaging of...