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BIRDSONG: Neuroimaging in Chronic Pain - Clinical Trial

What is the Purpose of this Study?

We are doing this study to compare the brain and spinal cord activity in adult women with fibromyalgia (widespread chronic pain condition) and women who are healthy (who do not have chronic pain).

What is the Condition Being Studied?

Chronic Pain and Fibromyalgia

Who Can Participate in the Study?

Adult women who:
- Have chronic pain
- Are healthy and do not have chronic pain

Age Group

What is Involved?

If you choose to join this study, you will:

- Come to 3 study visits over 12 months that will each include:

-- An MRI scan of your brain and spine
-- Behavioral and sensory testing
-- Questionnaires

Each study visit will take about 4 hours.

Study Details

Full Title
Brain Reward and Spinal Cord Neuroimaging in Chronic Pain
Principal Investigator
Katherine Martucci
Protocol Number
Phase Pilot
Contact the Duke Recruitment Innovation Center