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