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Open Postdoctoral Research Positions in Neuroimaging Pain Research

Dr. Yenisel Cruz-Almeida is currently accepting applications for postdoctoral research fellows and/or research associates to advance research on cognitive neuroscience and chronic pain using multi-modal brain neuroimaging. While the primary candidates will work on NIH funded positions to support neuroimaging aspects of characterizing chronic pain in older individuals, the…

New Publication Alert- PROACT Clinical Trial Protocol

Congratulations to Dr. Roger Fillingim and the rest of the PROACT team for their recent publication in Contemporary Clinical Trials. Their paper highlights the design of the PROACT study (Pain Relief for OsteoArthritis through Combined Treatment) – a clinical trial exploring the pain-relieving effects of transcranial direct current stimulation…

Dr. Steven Pratscher receives Mind & Life Valera Grant

Congrats to Dr. Steven Pratscher, IMPART Postdoctoral Fellow, who received the Mind & Life Institute Valera Grant for his research on alternative approaches to pain relief. His randomized controlled trial will examine a 5-day breathing practice intervention that involves conscious connected breathing in individuals with chronic low back pain. To learn…

Dr. Calia Morais is selected to serve on RCMAR Scientist Advisory Board

Congratulations to Dr. Calia Morais for being selected to serve on the Scientist Advisory Board of the Resource Center for Minority Aging Research (RCMAR) Coordinating Center. Scientists on this board address issues of racial justice and promote the careers of future RCMAR scientists. To learn more about the RCMAR…

Gerontological Society of America (GSA) conference

Our PRICE faculty had a superstar lineup at this year’s Gerontological Society of America (GSA) conference. Dr. Alisa Johnson’s presentation, Pain and its Management: Strategies and Outcomes in Older Adults with or at Risk for Knee Osteoarthritis, provided a compelling discussion investigating the use of self-management strategies among older…

Dr. Roach receives her first K01 Award!

Congratulations to Dr. Keesha Roach on receiving her first NIH K01 grant through the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) titled: Contributions of biopsychosocial factors in sickle cell disease pain. Dr. Roach recently moved to the UF College of Nursing as a Research Assistant Professor after…

Join the new US Association for Study of Pain

PRICE is honored to see many of our UF Pain Members be part of the 41 individuals that formed the United States Association for Study of Pain (USASP). This new initiative represents scientists nationwide who collaboratively research, diagnose, and treat pain in the United States.

Dr. Bartley receives pilot funding for a new resilience study

Congratulations to Dr. Emily Bartley for receiving pilot funding from the Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center for her study, “Pain Resilience and Inflammatory Marker Expression – PRIME.” This research will allow her to examine the contributions of psychological resilience and inflammatory markers with measures of disability…