Study Name: Neuromodulatory Examination of Pain and Mobility Across the Lifespan (NEPAL)

Purpose of the study

This project examines the different factors as they relate to the aging brain, including pain sensitivity, walking ability, and thinking and memory.

Who is eligible?

People 60 years of age and older experiencing musculoskeletal pain on more days than not.

What will happen if I participate?

You will be asked to complete a series of walking tests, questionnaires, sensory testing and a brain MRI. Compensation and free parking will be provided.

Contact Information

To find out more contact the NEPAL study team at 352-294-8582.

Research Team

Principal Investigator: Yenisel Cruz-Almedia PhD, MSPH
Study Coordinator: Soamy Montesino, MD