Original Research Publications

From research directly or indirectly supported or facilitated by the Foundation

Please click on the links below to see publications over the last three years


Slow touch and ultrafast pain fibres: Revisiting peripheral nerve classificationClinical Neurophysiology

Small fibre pathology, small fibre symptoms and pain in fibromyalgia syndrome – Nature

Managing chronic pain after breast cancer treatments: are web-based interventions the future? – Current opinion in Supportive & Palliative Care

Rare and common genetic determinants of mitochondrial function determine severity but not risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis – Heliyon


A whirlwind of everything’: The lived experience of adolescents with co-occurring chronic pain and mental health symptoms – European Journal of Pain

Co-occurring chronic pain and primary psychological disorders in adolescents: A scoping reviewPaediatric & Neonatal Pain

Spinal disinhibition: evidence for a hyperpathia phenotype in painful diabetic neuropathy – Brain Communications

Medicines optimization in acute and chronic pain – Anaesthesia & Intensive Care Medicine

The biology of symptom-based disorders – time to act – Autoimmunity Reviews

The diagnosis of fibromyalgia syndrome – Clinical Medicine

External validation of binary machine learning models for pain intensity perception classification from EEG in healthy individuals – Nature

Artificial intelligence based analysis of corneal confocal microscopy images for diagnosing peripheral neuropathy – Clinical Medicine

Disentangling the relationship between depression and chronic widespread pain: A mendelian randomisation study – Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism


Chronic pain is associated with higher risk of developing and being hospitalized for COVID-19: a Mendelian randomization study Rheumatology

Exploring the feasibility and acceptability of a sleep wearable headband among a community sample of chronic pain individuals: An at-home observational study Digital Health Journal 

Aftersensations and lingering pain after examination in patients with fibromyalgia syndrome – Pain Medicine

Feasibility study of a behavioural intervention for opoid reduction for patients with chronic non-cancer pain in primary care – BMJ Open

Discovery of novel targets in complex regional pain syndrome moyse model by transcriptonomics: TNF and JAK-STAT pathways – Pharmacological Research

Intensity-dependant modulation of cortical somatosensory processing during external low-freqeuncy peripheral nerve stimulation in humans – Journal of Neurophysiology

Cardiac autonomic neuropathy in type 1 and 2 diabetes: epidemiology, pathophysiology, and management – Clinical Therapeutics

Complex regional pain syndrome what is the outcome? A systematic review of the course and impact of CRPS at 12 months from symptom onset and beyond – European Journal of Pain

Comparison of amitriptyline supplemented with pregablin, pregablin supplemented with amitriptyline, and duloxetine supplemented with pregablin for the treatment of diabetic peripheral neuropathic pain (OPTION-DM): A multicentre, double-blind, randomised crossover trial – The Lancet