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The NIH Pain Consortium holds their annual symposium

The NIH Pain Consortium holds an annual symposium to highlight new and exciting advances in pain research, featuring work done through NIH support.


Biological & Psychological Factors that Contribute to Chronic Pain


Keynote Address:

“TRP Channels of the Pain Pathway: Connecting Physiology to Atomic Structure”

Dr. David Julius, University of California, San Francisco


Panel Sessions:

Shared Mechanisms of Pain and Depression

Drs. Dan Clauw, Mary Davis, Courtney DeVries


Pain and Sleep Disorders

Drs. William Lariviere, Louis Ptacek, Michael Vitiello, Monika Haack


Neuro-immune Function in Pain and Associated Disorders

Drs. Linda Watkins, Clifford Woolf, Maiken Nedergaard, Annemeike Kavelaars

A poster session featuring junior investigators will include a broad selection of current pain research findings. Members of the extramural scientific community, the NIH scientific community, health care providers, and the public are invited to attend.

Information on registration will follow shortly.

In conjunction with this year’s symposium is a Trans-NIH Sleep/Pain Workshop on Contribution of Sleep Disturbances to Chronic Pain. The workshop will follow the symposium beginning the afternoon of May 29th and continuing through May 30th. More information to follow.


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