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Targeting Neurotrophic Factors: Novel Approaches to Musculoskeletal Pain

Chronic pain represents a substantial unmet medical need globally. In recent years, the quest for a new generation of novel, safe, mechanism-based analgesic treatments has focused on neurotrophic factors, a large group of secreted proteins that control the growth and survival of different populations of neurons, but that postnatally are involved in the genesis and maintenance of pain, with biological activity in both the periphery and the central nervous system. Read the abstract. 

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