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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Central Mechanisms Modulating Visceral Sensitivity
Principal Investigator:

Courtney W. Houchen

Location: Oklahoma City, OK
Congressional District Code: 5
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2019 - March 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $173,532
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


OBJECTIVES OF THE PROJECT: This resubmission of a VA Merit grant renewal continuously funded since 2005 focusing on understanding the basic mechanisms that underlie chronic pain and translating those findings into new therapeutic options for both male and female Veterans. This is important as current therapeutic approaches for treating our Veterans with chronic pain are largely ineffective due to a paucity of understanding of the mechanisms leading to chronic pain. RESEARCH PLAN & METHODOLOGY: T...

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