Center for Advancement in Managing Pain (CAMP)

Center for Advancement in Managing Pain (CAMP)

With the overarching goal of advancing and generating new knowledge of pain mechanisms and improving the delivery of safe and effective methods to promote pain relief across populations and settings, the Center for Advancement of Managing Pain (CAMP) provides a collaborative infrastructure for pain management professional and academic researchers from across disciplines to establish translational programs of research, implement interdisciplinary pain education, and develop innovative approaches for advancing the practice of precision pain management


General Contact

Faculty Scientific Advisers


Steven G. Kinsey, Ph.D.

Storrs Hall 112B


Campus Address

Storrs Campus

Mailing Address

231 Glenbrook Road
Storrs CT 06269-4026



Behavioral Lab

In addition to equipment, we have dedicated research space for conducting behavioral assays as well as interventions.

  • Phlebotomy
  • Interviews and interventions
  • Quantitative sensory testing

Quantitative Sensory Testing

State of the art equipment to assess mechanical and thermal pain sensitivity

  • Medoc Pathway System
  • Medoc TSA II Neurosensoryanalyzer
  • Medoc Algometer
  • Von Frey's Filament
  • Punctate Probes

Pain Genetics

Multi-site research space and equipment dedicated to studying genetics of chronic pain

  • ABI Step One Plus PCR Machine
  • ELISA Plate Reader
  • Centrifuges
  • Research Hood
  • -80 Freezers