Steven Pete has never felt pain, not even when he broke more than 70 bones in his body. Pam Costa feels pain constantly, even wearing clothes hurts. She has a rare condition that makes her skin feel like it’s always on fire. Pete and Costa both live in Washington State and are helping scientists identify a cure for pain without using opiates.
How one human gene could lead to the end of pain
- Erika Hayasaki - Wired - @ErikaHayasaki
- Stephen Waxman - Yale Medical School; Veterans Affairs Connecticut