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GABA(B) Receptor Modulation of Gastrointestinal Function in Health and Disease by Alpha-Conotoxins [ 2013 - 2016 ]

Also known as: Alpha-Conotoxin Inhibition of Chronic Visceral Pain

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/1049928]

Researchers: A/Pr Stuart Brierley Prof David Craik (Participant) Prof David Adams (Principal investigator)

Brief description Chronic visceral pain is a common and debilitating condition arising from numerous diseases that affect our internal organs. There is a desperate need for more information about the mechanisms responsible for signalling chronic visceral pain to provide therapies and potentially find a cure for it. Our research focuses on ?-conotoxins (small peptides from marine cone snail venom) as novel potential therapeutic agents for the treatment of chronic visceral pain.

Funding Amount $AUD 689,050.78

Funding Scheme Project Grants

Notes Standard Project Grant

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