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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

Mouse Models and Human Stem Cells - Complementary Approaches to Study Sensory Neurobiology

Date: February 07, 2020

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

Speaker Name and Degrees: Katrin Schrenk-Siemens, Ph.D., Department of Pharmacology, University of Heidelberg and Jan Siemens, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Pharmacology University of Heidelberg

Location: Building 40, Room 1201/1203

Using RNA Sequencing To Gain New Insight into Mechanism of Neuropathic Pain in Rodents and Humans

Date: March 12, 2020

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

Speaker Name and Degrees: Theodore Price, Ph.D., Director, Center for Advanced Pain Studies/Eugene McDermott Professor, University of Texas Dallas

Location: Building 35A, Room 610 (Porter Neuroscience Building)

Amygdala Pain Mechanisms - Role of the CRF System

Date: April 09, 2020

Time: 10:30 a.m. ET to 11:30 a.m. ET

Speaker Name and Degrees: Volker Neugebauer, M.D., Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Departments of Pharmacology and Neuroscience, Texas Tech University Health Science Center (TTUHSC) School of Medicine, Lubbock, TX

Location: Building 40, Room 1201/1203

Boosting Mind-Body Mechanisms To Improve Outcomes for Chronic Pain - Insights from the Study of Migraine and Other Disorders

Date: May 14, 2020

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

Speaker Name and Degrees: Randy L. Gollub, M.D., Ph.D., Professor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School/Assistant in Neuroscience in Radiology, MGH Associate Director for Translational Research, Psychiatric Neuroimaging Program, MGH

Location: Building 49, Room 1A51/1A59

BOLD Decoding of Individual Pain Anticipation Bias: Implication for Precision Pain Management

Date: June 11, 2020

Time: 10:30 a.m. ET to 11:30 a.m. ET

Speaker Name and Degrees: Irina Strigo, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Departments of Psychiatry, San Francisco VA Health Care System, University of California San Francisco

Location: Building 40, Room 1201/1203

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