Course Sponsor/Host: Dalhousie University
Location: Tupper Building, Dalhousie University
Registration Dates: Open
Registration Fees: Free
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DALHOUSIE PAIN RESEARCH DAY 2019 TUESDAY MAY 14TH, 2019 (2:30 PM TO 6:30 PM)
2:30 PM—4:30 PM Poster Session (Tupper Atrium)
4:30 PM—5:00 PM Break
5:00 PM—6:30 PM Plenary Dr. Vania Apkarian (Theatre B)
*The evening plenary session will be open to the general public*
At 5:00 PM, Dr. Vania Apkarian will deliver a plenary lecture, titled:
What is chronic pain? The limbic brain perspective
Dr. Apkarian is a Professor of Physiology, Anesthesia, PM&R at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, US.
Dr. Apkarian has studied the neurobiological mechanisms of chronic pain for the past 35 years. He has published studies on pain mechanisms in animal models and with human brain imaging in top tier journals Nature Neuroscience and Neuron. With over 17,330 citations, and H index of 63, he is a well established and celebrated name in pain research. A proponent of a transdisciplinary team science approach for curing chronic pain, his research focuses on abnormalities in the mesocorticolimbic circuitry that are shared between chronic pain and addiction.