Research Progress Reports

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Cerebrospinal fluid- a window into how our central nervous system processes pain?

Dr Franziska Denk, King’s College London

(2021 Progress update)

The effect of autonomic modulation on visceral pain hypersensitivity in patients with non erosive reflux disease (NERD).

Professor Qasim Aziz, Queen Mary University London

(2021 Progress update)

Novel long-acting analgesic for chronic pain.

Prof Bazbek Davletov, University of Sheffield

(2021 progress report)

“One and the same?”: An in-depth investigation into the complexities of pain experiences of children and young people with inflammatory and non-inflammatory conditions.

Dr Lis Cordingley, Dr Rebecca Lee,  University Manchester

(2021 progress report)

Markers of cortical reorganisation in Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS).

Dr Christopher Brown, Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Liverpool, Dr Michael Lee, Division of Anaesthesia, University of Cambridge, Dr Nicholas Shenker, Department of Rheumatology, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge

(Final report)

A double burden? A multi-method investigation into the experience of paediatric chronic pain and mental health symptoms.

Dr Abbie Jordan (University of Bath; PI), Dr Line Caes (University of Stirling), Professor Christopher Eccleston (University of Bath) & Dr Melanie Noel (University of Calgary)

(2021 progress report)

An investigation into the meaning and differential impact of flourishing among adolescents with chronic pain and their parents

Dr Abbie Jordan (University of Bath; PI), Dr Joanna McParland (Glasgow Caledonian University), Professor Sarah Halligan (University of Bath) and Professor Liesbet Goubert (Ghent University)

(2021 progress report)

Keeping on track: Exploring socio-developmental challenges faced by young people with ongoing pain and their families

Award holders: Dr Abbie Jordan (University of Bath; PI), Dr Line Caes (University of Stirling) & Professor Christopher Eccleston (University of Bath)

(2021 progress report)

Defining Small Fibre Neuropathy and Neuropathic Pain in Idiopathic Small Fibre Neuropathy and Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy.

Dr Uazman Allam, Dr Bernhard Frank, Dr Andrew Marshall, Professor Stephen Kaye, University Liverpool, 2018

(2020 progress report)

Retrotransposon mobilisation in pain

Prof John Quinn, University Liverpool

( 2020 Final Report)

Investigating the second order spinal projection pathway of C-Tactile afferents and their contribution for pain processing

Dr Andrew Marshall, University Liverpool, 2017

Epithelial exosomes: Key modulators of neural function in human trigeminal nerves?

(Final Report)

Dr Fionnula Lundy, Queens University Belfast, 2017

FKBP51 and chronic pain states

Dr Sandrine Geranton, University College London, 2018

Mindfulness and Persistent Post-Surgical Pain

Dr Peter Malinowski, Rebecca Hort-Atkinson, University of Liverpool, 2018

The Experiences of Women Living with Fibromyalgia Pain: A Thematic Analysis

 Gilly Horner BSc, Supervised by Dr Helen Poole CPsychol, Liverpool John Moores University 2018

Developing a model to evaluate C-tactile fibre contribution to allodynia and for testing new topical medications.

Dr Andrew Marshall, Dr Francis O’Neill and Prof Francis McGlone, Liverpool John Moores University 2018

Curse of the soft touch

Presentation by Dr Andrew Marshall.

Causal mechanisms of chemotherapy-induced painful neuropathy.

Dr Sarah Flatters, King’s College London 2018

The potential for retrotransposon mobilisation to modulate sensory loss in ageing

Professor John Quinn & Dr Vivien Bubb, Institute of Translational Medicine, University of Liverpool, PhD project  2017

Progress report:- short presentation by Emma Price PhD student


The Effects of Complex Regional pain Syndrome Patient Serum- IgG on Rodent Sensory Nerves

Dr A Goebel and Dr D Andersson, Kings College London, 2017


Understanding Autoimmunity In Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS).

Progress report:- short presentation by Serena Sensi PhD student University of Liverpool