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From Science to Society: At the Intersection of Pain Management and the Opioid Crisis

May 31-June 1, 2018
May 31, 2018
8:30am

Welcome and Opening Remarks

8:50am

Panel Session: At the Intersection of Pain, Reward and Opioids

Overview: Impact of Sex and Age on Opioid Modulation of Pain
Anne Z. Murphy, Ph.D., Georgia State University

9:20am

Role of Epigenetic Silencing of OPRM1 in Opioid Tolerance in Cancer Patient Populations
Brian L. Schmidt, D.D.S., M.D., Ph.D., New York University

9:40am

Opioid-induced Plasticity and the Intersection with Pain
Jose Moron-Concepcion, Ph.D., Washington University

10:00am

 Panel Session Q&A

10:20am

 Break & Poster Session

10:50am

 Introduction of Junior Investigator Presentations

11:00am

 Junior Investigator Presentation

11:15am

 Junior Investigator Presentation

11:30am

 Junior Investigator Presentation

11:45am

 Lunch & Poster Session

1:10pm

Introduction of Keynote Speaker
Ann O'Mara, PhD, RN, FAAN, National Cancer Institute

Keynote Address
Unintended Consequences: Ensuring Access to Pain Control During an Opioid Epidemic
Judith Paice, R.N., Ph.D., Northwestern University

2:30pm

Panel Session: The BRAIN Initiative: Harnessing Technology for Pain Research

Overview: The BRAIN Initiative and Pain
Walter Koroshetz, M.D., Director, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

2:45pm

Spinal Cord Stimulation to Restore Sensation and Reduce Phantom Limb Pain After Limb Amputation
Lee Fisher, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

3:05pm

Radiogenetics
Sarah Stanley, M.B.B.Ch., Ph.D., Mount Sinai

3:25pm

Panel Session Q&A

3:45pm

Break & Poster Session

4:15pm

Mitchell Max Award Presentation

4:30pm

Adjourn

June 1, 2018
8:30am

Update from the American Pain Society
William Maixner, D.D.S., Ph.D., Duke University

8:50am

A Patient's Perspective
Proper Pain Diagnoses, Treatment, Effect Understanding and the Opioid Guidelines Backlash
George Carter, Sickle Cell Patient & Advocate

9:10am

Panel Session: Disparities in Clinical Pain Management

Overview: Differences in Opioid Prescribing by Specialty and Demographics
Asheley Cockrell Skinner, Ph.D., Duke University

9:40am

Mental Health and Chronic Pain Management
Mark Sullivan, M.D., Ph.D., University of Washington, Seattle

10:00am

 Break & Poster Session

10:40am

 Using Interactive Virtual Humans to Improve Pain Care for Racial Minority and Low-income patients
 Adam T. Hirsh, Ph.D., Indiana University - Purdue University, Indiana

11:00am

 Ethnic Differences in Experimental Pain Sensitivity
 Claudia Campbell, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

11:20am

 Panel Session Q&A

11:40am

 Closing Remarks

12:00pm

 Adjourn