The NIH Pain Consortium holds their annual symposium to highlight new and exciting advances in pain research, featuring work done through NIH support.
The Keynote Address entitled: TRP Channels of the Pain Pathway: Connecting Physiology to Atomic Structure will be given by Dr. David Julius, University of California, San Francisco
This year’s theme will be Biological & Psychological Factors that Contribute to Chronic Pain. Three panel sessions will focus on different aspects of the overall theme:
Shared Mechanisms of Pain and Depression with presentations by Drs. Dan Clauw, Mary Davis and Courtney DeVries
Pain and Sleep Disorders with presentations by Drs. William Lariviere, Louis Ptacek, Michael Vitiello,and Monika Haack
Neuro-immune Function in Pain and Associated Disorders with presentations by 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.