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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Endogenous cannabinoid signaling in the development of chronic neuropathic pain
Principal Investigator:

Caron Dean-Bernhoft

Location: Milwaukee, WI
Congressional District Code: 4
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: April 2019 - March 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $300,000
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Neuropathic pain is a common problem among Veterans that substantially impedes their efforts to rehabilitate function following injury. Current treatments are inadequate, but our recent observations show that cannabinoids hold promise for new therapeutic approaches. Systemic administration of cannabinergic drugs has limited analgesic utility due to diverse side effects, such as unwanted psychoactive changes. However, there is growing recognition of the participation of endocannabinoids (ECs), th...

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