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,

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.