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Research - Clinical Studies

Clinical Study Title

Mechanisms of Sensory Processing in Fibromyalgia

Description/Purpose of the Study

This research study uses unique tests which will attempt to find out how the brain processes chronic (long-term) and acute (immediate) pain messages and other sensory signals (e.g., sound) in people with fibromyalgia, a condition characterized by chronic widespread pain and increased pain sensitivity to blunt pressure.

IRB Study #: 08-2005
Principal Investigator: Richard H. Gracely, PhD
UNC Department: Endodontics


Inclusion Criteria

You are being asked to be in the study because you:

Exclusion Criteria

You should NOT be in this study if you:

Contact Information

If you are interested in seeing if you qualify for this Clinical Study, please send an email to
or call 919-966-2953.

Name: Inna Tchivileva, MD
Phone: 919-966-2953