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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Therapeutic potential and the critical site of action of non-addicting glibenclamide in neuropathic pain
Principal Investigator:

J. Marc Simard

Location: Baltimore, MD
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: April 2020 - March 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $246,335
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


BACKGROUND: Almost half of Veterans experience chronic pain, which is disproportionately greater than the 25 million Americans in the civilian population who suffer from significant chronic pain. Chronic pain is a common sequela of military- and terror-related injuries. The majority of battlefield wounds involve injuries to exposed limbs, resulting in high rates of neuropathic pain caused by damage to a peripheral nerve. Opioid use disorder and the ongoing “opioid epidemic” are driven in part by...

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