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Research - Clinical Studies

Clinical Study Title

Pathways of Vulnerability in the Development of Complex Persistent Pain Conditions

Description/Purpose of the Study

The purpose of this study is to examine the biological, psychological and genetic factors that lead to the development of chronic pain. The purpose of the UNC Center for Neurosensory Disorders is to understand the processes that underlie persistent pain conditions and related sensory disorders and to translate new discoveries into clinical practices and procedures that improve diagnosis and treatment of patients.

IRB Study #: 10-0499
Principal Investigator: William Maixner, D.D.S., Ph.D.
UNC Department: Center for Neurosensory Disorders


Inclusion Criteria

Exclusion Criteria

Contact Information

If you are interested in seeing if you qualify for this Clinical Study, please send an email to
or call 919-537-3096.

Name: Sarah Day
Phone: 919-537-3096