UNE receives $5 million to support chronic pain research, industry collaboration

The Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) for the Study of Pain and Sensory Function at the University of New England has received more than $5 million to continue its groundbreaking research in the studies of pain and novel therapeutics while driving workforce and economic development in the region.

The five-year, $5.17 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) supports the third and final phase of the COBRE’s establishment, which will cement the center as a place for research and an industry resource across Maine and New England. This latest grant brings total federal support for the center to over $25 million. Read more

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