FDA Outreach: FDA Announces Opioid Action Plan

In response to the opioid abuse epidemic, yesterday Dr. Robert Califf, the FDA’s Deputy Commissioner for Medical Products and Tobacco, along with other FDA leaders, called for a far-reaching action plan to reassess the agency’s approach to opioid medications. The … Continued

IP4IC – Developing a New IC Test

Interested in participating in a research study that could lead to a non-invasive test and earlier diagnosis of interstitial cystitis (IC)? A biomarker is essential for developing a diagnostic test for IC. In order to identify and validate any potential … Continued

Radio Series on Chronic Pain

WBZ Radio in Boston, recently did a 10-part series on Chronic Pain. The series addresses the work done by the NIH through the National Pain Strategy, and also includes topics such as promising pain research, the struggles of facing those … Continued

ICA Welcomes New Board Members

The Interstitial Cystitis Association is pleased to announce four new additions to its Board of Directors who will lead, advise, and support the activities of ICA: Nicole Cozean Michael Greenwell JoEllen Parsons Diane Treacy

ICA’s Online Support Community Has Been Redesigned

We’re excited to announce that our partner, Inspire, has redesigned ICA’s Online Support Community platform to offer an improved experience for those affected by interstitial cystitis (IC). Inspire’s new platform enables participants in ICA’s Online Support Community to better engage with … Continued