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NIH Pain Seminar Series


The NIH Pain Seminar Series, sponsored by the NIH PAIN Special Interest Group, features presentations by national leaders in the field of pain. Seminars highlight research conducted on model organisms at the behavioral, molecular, cellular and systems levels, as well as brain imaging work in patients and healthy volunteers. To receive additional information about the seminar series, you may contact any of the organizers:  Dr. Yarimar Carrasquillo, Dr. Alex Chesler, or Dr. Lauren Atlas. To request to meet with speakers or to receive information about the seminar lunch, please contact the speaker’s host (note: contacts will be included with the seminar information in the near future).

Seminar Lunches

As part of the Pain Seminar Series, trainees are invited to have lunch with speakers at 12 p.m. on the day of the seminar. This is a great opportunity for trainees to network and learn more about the speaker and their affiliated institution. All trainees are welcome to attend and actively participate.

Please submit your request to attend a lunch to the speaker’s host.

Upcoming Seminars

Endogenous opioid systems, health and resiliency

Date: March 08, 2018

Time: 11:00 a.m. ET to 12:00 p.m. ET

Jon-Kar Zubieta, M.D., Ph.D.
William H. and Edna Stimson Presidential Endowed Chair
Professor and Chair,
Department of Psychiatry
University Neuropsychiatric Institute
University of Utah Health Sciences Center

Location: NIH Bldg. 35A, Room 610 (ground floor)

Imaging neuroimmune activation in human pain disorders

Date: May 10, 2018

Time: 11:00 a.m. ET to 12:00 p.m. ET

Marco Loggia, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School
Associate Director, Center for Integrative Pain NeuroImaging (CiPNI)
Faculty, A. A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging
​​​​​​​Massachusetts General Hospital

Location: NIH Bldg. 35A, Room 610 (ground floor)

Agmatine-based therapeutic approaches reduce established chronic pain

Date: June 07, 2018

Time: 11:00 a.m. ET to 12:00 p.m. ET

Carolyn Fairbanks, Ph.D.
​​​​​​​Professor and Associate Head, Pharmaceutics
Professor of Pharmacology and Neuroscience
College of Pharmacy and Medical School
University of Minnesota

Location: NIH Bldg. 35A, Room 610 (ground floor)

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