Department of
Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Dr. Jacques Chelly to Study Use of nCAP NeuroCuple for Pain Management after Hip Replacement Surgery

Dr. Jacques Chelly


The University of Pittsburgh and the Utah corporation nCAP Medical, a company involved in the development of pain relief patches, signed a contract to conduct “A Pilot Study Investigating the nCAP NeuroCuple in Subjects Undergoing Primary Hip Replacement Surgery: A Prospective, Randomized, Open Label Trial” with Jacques E. Chelly, MD, PhD, MBA, as the principal investigator. nCAP’s patches represent an innovative, non-pharmacologic approach to pain management based on the use of nanotechnology.