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Biological & Psychological Factors Contributing to Chronic Pain

May 28-29, 2014
May 28, 2014
8:30am

Welcome and Opening Remarks
The NIH Pain Consortium 1996 - the future (PDF, 1,085 KB)
Nora Volkow, M.D., Director, NIDA, NIH Pain Consortium Executive Committee Member

8:45am

Keynote Address
TRP Channels of the Pain Pathway: Connecting Physiology to Atomic Structure
David Julius, Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco

9:30am

Panel Session on Pain and Depression
Moderator: Wendy B. Smith, M.A., Ph.D., BCB, Senior Scientific Advisor, OBSSR

Session Overview: Pain and Depression—What Exactly Is the Relationship? (PDF, 2,520 KB)
Dan Clauw, M.D., University of Michigan

10:10am

Pain and Mood Regulation in Women with Chronic Pain (PDF, 359 KB)
Mary Davis, Ph.D., Arizona State University

10:30am

Psychosocial Influences on Pain and Depression (PDF, 2 MB)
Courtney DeVries, Ph.D., Ohio State University, College of Medicine

10:50am

Panel Session Q and A

11:10am

Poster Session and Break in the Atrium

11:40am

Introduction to the Junior Investigator Presentations
Gayle E. Lester, Ph.D., Program Director, NIAMS

11:45am

Neural Mechanisms Supporting Mindfulness-Based Pain Relief as Compared to Placebo Analgesia (PDF, 2,160 KB)
Fadel Zeidan, Ph.D., Wake Forest School of Medicine

12:00pm

Identification of TMD Subtypes: The OPPERA Study (PDF, 1.3 MB)
Eric Bair, Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Dentistry

12:15pm

Resting State Alterations in Women with Interstitial Cystitis/Painful Bladder Syndrome (PDF,  944 KB)
Lisa Kilpatrick, Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine

12:30pm

Lunch

1:30pm

Poster Session in the Atrium

2:00pm

Update from the American Pain Society
The American Pain Society Research Agenda (PDF, 616 KB )
Roger B. Fillingim, Ph.D., University of Florida

2:20pm

Panel Session on Pain and Sleep Disorders
Moderator: Ann O’Mara, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, Head of Palliative Care Research, NCI

Genetic Basis of Chronic Pain (PDF, 2 MB)
William Lariviere, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

2:40pm

Genetic Basis of Human Clock and Links to Migraine (PDF, 3 MB)
Louis Ptacek, M.D., University of California, San Francisco

3:00pm

The Effects of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Comorbid Insomnia and Pain (PDF, 7 MB)
Michael V. Vitiello, Ph.D., University of Washington

3:20pm

The Effects of Sleep Disruption on Pain and Mood: Role of Inflammatory Markers (PDF, 4,485 KB)
Monika Haack, Ph.D., Harvard University

3:40pm

Panel Session Q and A

4:00pm

Mitchell Max Award for Best Junior Investigator Presentation
Patricia A. Grady, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, Director, NINR, NIH Pain Consortium Executive Committee Member

4:10pm

Adjourn

May 29, 2014
8:30am

A Patient’s Perspective
Cynthia Toussaint, For Grace
Introduction: Susan Marden, Ph.D., Program Director, NINR

8:50am

A Resource for Pain Research: The Stanford-NIH Pain Registry
Sean Mackey, M.D., Ph.D., Stanford University
Introduction: Susan Marden, Ph.D., Program Director, NINR

9:30am

Panel Session on Pain and Inflammation
Moderator: Catherine Bushnell, Ph.D., Scientific Director, Intramural Research, NCCAM

Panel Session Overview: Targeting Glial Activation for Treating Chronic Pain and Improving the Clinical Efficacy of Opioids
Linda Watkins, Ph.D., University of Colorado, Boulder

10:10am

Poster Session and Break

10:40am

Bacteria Activate Sensory Neurons that Modulate Pain (PDF, 2 MB)
Clifford Woolf, M.D., Ph.D., Boston Children’s Hospital

11:00am

Sleep Drives Metabolite Clearance from the Brain
Maiken Nedergaard, M.D., University of Rochester

11:40am

Panel Session Q and A

12:00pm

Closing Remarks and Adjourn (PDF, 860 KB)
Josephine P. Briggs, M.D., Director, NCCAM, NIH Pain Consortium Executive Committee Member

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