Approximately 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain at an estimated annual cost of approximately $600 billion.

— Institute of Medicine, Relieving Pain in America: a Blueprint for
Transforming Prevention, Care, Education and Research,
2011

The UC Davis Center for Advancing Pain Relief leverages the vast expertise of scholars and scientists in medicine, nursing and other health-science disciplines, to discover and deliver the knowledge and tools to effectively help people manage pain and improve their quality of life.