Applications of Realtime Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI )

Trial ID or NCT#



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The goal of this research program is to determine the potential effectiveness of real-time fMRI training in improving mental control over pain.

Official Title

Applications of Realtime fMRI Phase II

Eligibility Criteria

Ages Eligible for Study: 18 Years to 65 Years
Sexes Eligible for Study: ALL
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: Yes
Inclusion Criteria:
  1. * Age 18-65* Chronic Pain patient or healthy control* Ability to perform the experimental task
Exclusion Criteria:
  1. * MRI contraindication (metal implants, claustrophobia, pregnant or planning to become pregnant)* History of psychiatric disorder (at the discretion of the investigator as to whether it interferes with the experimental task)* History of Blistering


Sean Mackey, M.D., Ph.D.
Sean Mackey, M.D., Ph.D.
Pain management specialist, Pain management specialist, Anesthesiologist
Redlich Professor, Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative, and Pain Medicine and, by courtesy, of Neurology

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Rebecca McCue