Quick Links

Pain Management / Anesthesiology

Pain Management / Anesthesiology

Participate in Research is designed to connect potential volunteers with open research studies. We are looking for volunteers just like you to help answer important questions about pain management and anesthesiology. This page lists pain management and anesthesiology studies that may apply to you or someone you know. If you find a study that you’d like to participate in, you can contact the study team with questions or to volunteer. Join us to improve the health of others.

More Information

UW Medicine Pain Medicine
UW Medicine

​​​​​​The UW Division of Pain Medicine specializes in treating patients with acute or chronic pain. We combine patient-centered care with highly sophisticated diagnostic and treatment procedures to help you manage your pain and get back to doing the things you love.

Active Studies

Fibromyalgia and Low Back Pain Metabolomics

The purpose of the study is to investigate the metabolic profiles of people with chronic low back pain and fibromyalgia with people without chronic pain. We are looking for pain-free controls. Study participants will fill out a questionnaire about their medical history and demographic information…

Endometriosis Dietary Study

Active participation in the study is over a 12-week period. All participants will be asked to complete questionnaires online at 4 times during the study period (questionnaires focus on pain and quality of life questions)and are randomized to either a dietary intervention or a control…

The MATCH Study

Chronic pain is a significant problem affecting millions of Americans. Research has shown that psychological treatments can help people with chronic pain manage their pain and improve their quality of life. Three psychological treatments shown to be effective for chronic pain include Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy…

Music-based treatments and pain

Researchers have discovered that music may help people manage their pain, but they don’t know why it helps. The purpose of this study is to find out how music-based treatments change brain wave activity, and how these changes may explain how these types of treatments…

Painful Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy (PDPN) Study

The EN 21-01 study is testing a new investigational medication, called NRD135S.E1, to see if it is helpful and safe for patients with painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy. NRD135S.E1 showed a decrease in pain after 3 weeks of study treatment when compared to a placebo in…


The E-TIPS trial will evaluate an evidence-based, telehealth pain self-management intervention compared to standard care (a waitlist) for chronic pain in adults with physical disabilities who are employed. Participants from anywhere in the US will be randomized to either E-TIPS, a cognitive-behavioral pain self-management intervention…

Family Caregiver Research Study

We are seeking caregivers who provide care for family members with dementia and pain to participate in a research study at Weill Cornell Medicine. This study is evaluating the “Pain Identification and Communication Toolkit (PICT)”, a novel intervention to help caregivers recognize and communicate about…


The PACIFIC Study is testing whether group exercise in combination with education on aging and health or behavioral health improves pain and physical function in older adults with knee arthritis. Participant Eligibility 65 years or older Have a diagnosis of knee osteoarthritis Have knee pain…