MAPP: Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Pelvin Pain
About the Study
The Multi-disciplinary Approach to the Study of Chronic Pelvic Pain (Trans-MAPP) seeks to understand how pain is felt in patients with chronic pelvic pain. This is a multi-center study occurring at 6 locations throughout the country.
What will I be asked to do?
There are two visits involved – a behavioral testing session and 1 MRI scan
Each appointment will last 2-4 hours
At your appointments you will fill out questionnaires and have tests of pain processing
Who can participate in MAPP?
- We need 3 groups of individuals for this study:
- Women with Chronic Pelvic Pain
- Women with Fibromyalgia
- Women without a chronic pain condition
- No metallic implants or metal fragments in the body
- Not pregnant or planning to become pregnant
Is there any compensation?
Participants will earn up to $100 per visit for their time and travel expenses.
How do I learn more?
Please call 650.497.0485 or email
For more information about the larger national study, follow this link to the study website.
Who is on the Research Team?
Principal Investigator: Dr. Sean Mackey
Postdoctoral Research Fellow: Katie Martucci, PhD
Research Coordinator: Lauren Foster