Research Studies

You will find details below of clinical trials we are currently running and still recruiting:

Interventional Trials


Patients with chronic neuropathic pain following peripheral nerve injury.

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A double blind, placebo-controlled, randomised dose ranging trial to determine the safety and efficiency of three dose levels of EMA401, a new angiotensin receptor 2 antagonist in patients with post herpetic neuralgia, (initiated 07/2017), recruiting. Sponsored by NOVARTIS
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Other Studies

•Investigating Diabetic Neuropathy During Initiation of Intensive Glycaemic Control

•The Utility of Non-Invasive Ocular Imaging in Diabetic Foot Disease.

•A Multicentre, double-blind, centre-stratified multi-period crossover trial to evaluate the efficacy of the Optimal Pathway for Treating neuropathic pain in Diabetes Mellitus (OPTION-DM)

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  • Serum IgG autoantibodies in patients with Fibromyalgia- 100 patients of the Walton Centre with a diagnosis of FMS (>1year), collecting blood to be used in labatory experiments Principal Investigator


  • Doctorate Clinical Pschology trainee project- Participants who are post PMP who may not have shown significant change will be studied to see if they respond better to therapy such as PIT. Principal Investigator



Non-invasive treatment and assessment

Microneurography & pain mechanisms trial

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Neurophysiological Predictors for therapeutic success of spinal cord stimulation

Patients with neuropathic pain

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Autoimmunity-informed Phenotyping In patients with Fibromyalgia Syndrome (APIF)



A qualitative study into the experiences of patients being assessed for, and attending, an online Pain Management Programme during the covid-19 Pandemic'

‘Sense of self, social functioning and response to multidisciplinary treatment for chronic pain’

‘MoNoPly: Models of Nociceptive Plasticity’

LTP/LTD Study in Peripheral Neuropathic pain

Defining Small Fibre Neuropathy & Neuropathic Pain in Idiopathic Small Fibre Neuropathy & Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy

Opioid Weaning in Primary Care

The Neurophysiology predictor study

Cordotomy Study

Patient and health care professions perception of opioid treatment and weaning.

Nerves Trial

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