Rashidi awarded new NIH R01 Grant for “Finding Good TEMporal PostOperative pain Signatures”

Congratulations to Dr. Rashidi who was just awarded an NIH R01 grant as a co-I on a project titled, “Finding Good TEMporal PostOperative pain Signatures”. Funded by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences in collaboration with Dr. Patrick Tighe from the Anesthesiology Department, this $1.9M grant (1R01GM114290-01), examines how postoperative pain scores change with respect to time using machine learning and advanced data analysis techniques. A better understanding of temporal aspects of pain would inform pain therapies that are pharmacokinetically matched with pain dynamicity. This would minimize postoperative pain while avoiding analgesic-related complications.In this study, Rashidi will direct the machine learning aspects by using state of the art temporal analysis techniques to analyze temporal aspects of acute pain.