Approximately 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain at an estimated annual cost of approximately $600 billion.

— Institute of Medicine, Relieving Pain in America: a Blueprint for
Transforming Prevention, Care, Education and Research,
2011

The UC Davis Center for Advancing Pain Relief leverages the vast expertise of scholars and scientists in medicine, nursing and other health-science disciplines, to discover and deliver the knowledge and tools to effectively help people manage pain and improve their quality of life.

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Video: Transforming and accelerating pain care in the U.S.

Chronic pain and effective pain management are a topic close to millions of Americans living with pain. By creating a network of faculty researchers, educators, clinicians and policymakers, UC Davis will further understanding about this important health issue, provide effective treatment and dramatically improve the quality of life for individuals living with pain.