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

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

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Nora Volkow, M.D., Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse

8:50am

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

9:45am

Break & Poster Session (FAES Terrace)

10:15am

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

Moderator: Rita Valentino, Ph.D., National Institute on Drug Abuse

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

10:45am

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

11:05am

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

11:25am

 Panel Session Q&A

11:45am

 Networking Lunch & Poster Session (FAES Terrace)

1:00pm

 Introduction of Junior Investigator Presentations
Patricia A. Grady, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, Director, National Institute of Nursing Research

1:10pm

 A Mouse Pain Scale: Assessment of Pain Sensation in Mice Using Sub-second Behavioral Mapping and Statistical Modeling
Ishmail Abdus-Saboor, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

1:25pm

Cdk5 Inhibitory Peptide TFP5 Attenuates Acute Orofacial Inflammation and Reduces the Severity of Mechanical Allodynia
Michaela Prochazkova, Ph.D., National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research

1:40pm

Neural Dopamine:  Unraveling the Mechanisms of Stimulant-Induced Analgesia and Arousal
Norman Taylor, M.D.  Massachusetts General Hospital

2:00pm

Keynote Presentations & Fireside Chat

The NIH HEAL Initiative
Francis Collins, M.D., Director, National Institutes of Health

VADM Jerome Adams, M.D., M.P.H., U.S. Surgeon General

3:00pm

Break & Poster Session

3:25pm

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

Moderator: Khara Ramos, Ph.D., National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

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

3:40pm

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

4:00pm

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

4:20pm

Panel Session Q&A

4:35pm

Mitchell Max Award Presentation
David Shurtleff, Ph.D., Acting Director, National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health

4:50pm

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

Moderator: Eliseo Peréz-Stable, M.D., Director, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities

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

9:40am

Understanding Adverse Selection: The Role of Mental Health in Opioid Therapy for Chronic Pain
Mark Sullivan, M.D., Ph.D., University of Washington, Seattle

10:00am

 Break & Poster Session (FAES Terrace)

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

Insights into Ethnic Differences in Pain from Experimental Studies
 Claudia Campbell, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

11:20am

 Panel Session Q&A

11:40am

 Closing Remarks
Martha Somerman, D.D.S., Ph.D., Director, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research

12:00pm

 Adjourn