Participants sought for studies We recruit healthy women 35-50 years old to study about mechanisms behind jaw muscle pain

Did you know that 10-15 percent of the population suffer from jaw muscle pain? The majority of thos are women. The knowledge about the disorder is limited and it is not clear why and how the pain emerge.

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Researchers at Karolinska Institutet investigate how jaw muscle pain emerge by comparing biomarkers in the jaw muscle between women with chronic jaw muscle pain and painfree women.
Now we recruit healthy and painfree research persons to the study. 

This is how it works

Participation include one visit where you complete a questionnaire and get a clinical examination. Thereafter 3-4 microbiopsies are taken from one of the jaw muscles. 

Compensation is paid. The study has all the permits required.

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Malin Ernberg

Professor/Senior Dentist

Processing of personal data

Your personal data is processed for the purposes of this study in accordance with GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). The legal entity responsible for processing of your personal data is Karolinska Institutet. The Data Protection Officer can be reached at The data will be analyzed on a group level, handled confidentially and it will be stored in a secure database at Karolinska Institutet. You can terminate your participation in the study at any time.