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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

Pain in Mice and Man: Ironic Adventures in Translation

Date: November 13, 2018

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

Jeff Mogil, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Psychology and Anesthesia McGill University

Location: Building 40, Room 1201/1203

Connectomics of chronic pain and for placebo in chronic pain

Date: December 13, 2018

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

A. Vania  Apkarian, Ph.D., Professor of Physiology, Anesthesiology and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Physiology

Location: Building 35A, Room 640

General Anesthesia, Sleep, and Pain

Date: January 10, 2019

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

Fan Wang, Ph.D., Professor Duke University School of Medicine
Department of Neurobiology
Faculty Network Member of the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences

Location: Building 35A, Room 1G600

Opioid-induced plasticity and the interaction with pain

Date: February 07, 2019

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

Jose Moron-Concepcion, Ph.D., Associate Professor 
Depts of Anesthesiology & Neuroscience
Washington University Pain Center 
Washington University School of Medicine

Location: Building 49, Room 1A51/1A59

Dissecting the Neural Circuits for Motivated Behaviors

Date: March 28, 2019

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

Garret Stuber, Ph.D., Professor
Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
Department of Pharmacology
Center for Neurobiology of Addiction, Pain, and Emotion
University of Washington

Location: Building 35A, Room 1G607

Dissecting spinal pain circuits for the development of novel viral gene therapies

Date: April 18, 2019

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

Rebecca P. Seal, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Departments of Neurobiology and Otolaryngology
Pittsburgh Center for Pain Research
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Location: Building 35A, Room 610

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