New Publication | Featured in Biomolecules - January 8, 2024

Diverse Response to Local Pharmacological Blockade of Sirt1 Cleavage in Age-Induced versus Trauma-Induced Osteoarthritis Female Mice. More…


C-COMP Seminar | Ewan St. John Smith, MPharmacol, PhD on January 8, 2024

P30 JOINT Seminar Presentation More…


Seminar Talk | Philip Band, PhD on November 20, 2023

C-COMP seminar Monday, Nov 20, 2023, at Northwestern University. More…


2023 Inaugural Symposium | December 4, 2023

View the 2023 Meeting Agenda. More…


C-COMP Journal Club - September 25, 2023

Join us for our upcoming C-COMP Journal Club presentation featuring Dr. Alice Courties and Dr. Paul Peter Tak on September 25, 2023, at 10:00 am CST! More…


“The study of omics in TwinsUK.” - Frances MK Williams, PhD, FRCP(E)

Upcoming T32/P30 JOINT Seminar - Monday, August 28, 2023. Contact us for details on how to attend! More…


2023 Pilot Grant Awardees Announced

The Chicago Center on Musculoskeletal Pain would like to announce this year's pilot grant recipients! More…


New Book Publication | Neurobiology Core Director - Richard J. Miller, PhD

The Rise and Fall of Animal Experimentation critically examines this assumption and asks whether it is true that animal-based research achieves its aims and, if so, how often this occurs and if there are alternatives to performing animal-based science. -Oxford University Press 2023 More…


2023 Pilot Grant Call - Closed

The 2023 Pilot Grant Call is closed as of June 13. More…


C-COMP Journal Club - May 22, 2023

Upcoming Journal Club. More…


NIH HEAL Initiative Funding Opportunities for the Development and Validation of Preclinical Models and Measures of Pain

NIH HEAL Initiative Funding Opportunities More…


New Publication - Nature Communications

Piezo2 expressing nociceptors mediate mechanical sensitization in experimental osteoarthritis. More…


Recent Publications by Members

Find articles published by members of the Chicago Center on Musculoskeletal Pain! More…


2023 RFA for Pilot Grants Released

C-COMP Pilot Grant Announcement: Deadline June 12. More…


Research Spotlights | NIH HEAL Initiative

Explore the projects helping to make a difference in the opioid crisis. More…


ROBERT BOYLE AND HIS DOGS

“Why, we can hardly call it a complaint, Miss Ruthyn. I look upon it he has been poisoned-he has had, you understand me, an overdose of opium; you know he takes opium habitually; he takes it in laudanum, he takes it in water, and most dangerous of all, he takes it solid, in lozenges. More…


RE-JOIN Award Alert

Re-Join Award Alert More…


2022 Pilot Grant Awardees Announced

We are very pleased to announce the first awardees of the C-COMP pilot grants. More…


2022 Pilot Grants Closed

Thank you to the 14 groups that submitted pilot grant applications this year - submissions are now closed for 2022. More…


2022 RFA for Pilot Grants

$25K for 1 year, focused on mechanisms underlying pain in musculoskeletal and rheumatic disease. Apply now, deadline July 15 2022. More…


Inaugural Seminar

April 25, 2022: 3-4 p.m. - Kelsey H. Collins, PhD - “Using Patient-Relevant Outcomes and Tissue Engineering Strategies to Study Fat-Cartilage Crosstalk” More…


Launching C-COMP

How do we know if something is alive? Probably the thing that would first strike us would be the presence or absence of some kind of coordinated movement. More…


WashU MSK Biology & Regeneration Symposium

The Wash U Centers of Musculoskeletal Research and Regenerative Medicine are hosting the 2nd Musculoskeletal Biology and Regeneration Meeting at the WUSM campus in St. Louis on May 5-6, 2022. More…


HEAL Initiative announces the Re-JOIN funding opportunity

The Helping to End Addiction Long-term (HEAL) Initiative announces the “Restoring Joint Health and Function to Reduce Pain (Re-JOIN)” funding opportunity. More…


Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Promoting Pain Research Within the NIAMS Mission Areas

Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Promoting Pain Research Within the NIAMS Mission Areas More…