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Transdermal Targeting of Pathological Pain by Enhanced Delivery Vehicles

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Award date: 
Oct 23, 2012
Award amount: 
$100,000
Organization name: 
Duke University Medical Center
Principal Investigator: 
Liedtke, Wolfgang B.
Grant program category: 
Research and Equipment Support
Grant program name: 
Collaborative Funding Grant
Region: 
Research Triangle

Therapy-resistant pain is a major medical problem. A proprietary transdermal delivery technology of Achelios Therapeutics will be employed in animal models in the Liedtke Lab in order to enhance our understanding of pathological pain, and to advance therapeutic options by delivering antialgesics effectively to nerve endings directly under the skin.

Fiscal year: 
2013