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Our goal is to end chronic pain and fatigue for millions of people across the world.

We use neuroimaging, pharmaceutical, and immunological techniques to better understand how inflammation affects our bodies and minds.

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RA Brain Imaging Study

RA Brain Imaging Study

Have you been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis and still experiencing chronic fatigue even while on medication? You may be eligible to participate in our new brain imaging research. Benefits of the study: Participants completing the study will receive $150....

LDN Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Clinical Trial

LDN Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Clinical Trial

If you have been diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome (aka myalgic encephalomyelitis or systemic exertion intolerance disease) or have debilitating and chronic fatigue, you may be eligible to participate in a treatment clinical trial that we are conducting at UAB...

CFS Daily Immune Monitoring

CFS Daily Immune Monitoring

Chronic pain and fatigue are common symptoms that can severely impact every area of a person’s life. Many individuals suffer from conditions such as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia. You may be eligible to participant in one of our research studies involving chronic pain and fatigue conditions.

CORE TEAM

Jarred Younger, PHD

Jarred Younger, PHD

Director and Associate Professor

Prof. Younger’s goal is to end the chronic pain and fatigue that is caused by inflammation in the brain. He is currently funded by the National Institutes of Health, Department of Defense, and several non-profit agencies to develop techniques for diagnosing and treating neuroinflammation, pain, and fatigue.

Joanne Lin, PHD

Joanne Lin, PHD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr. Joanne Lin’s doctoral research investigated the effects of methamphetamine addiction on the human brain with a focus on magnetic resonance imaging and pharmacotherapies for addiction.

Kate Wesson-Sides

Kate Wesson-Sides

Project Coordinator II

Kate Wesson-Sides has a bachelor’s in Psychology, several years of experience as a clinical research study coordinator, mentoring local area high school and UAB college students.

Emily Donovan

Emily Donovan

Project Manager I

Emily Donovan graduated from the University of Virginia with a bachelor’s in Biology and Psychology, and she currently coordinates clinical trials for the lab. Prior to coming to UAB, she coordinated over 20 clinical trials at a Neurology clinic specializing in Multiple Sclerosis.

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