Featured Events
Save the date: AECRP Annual BBQ
Aug 06 2015, 4:00 p.m.
Tadja Hall McDonald Campus
All staff members, trainees, technicians, and their relatives are cordially invited to attend this cool event on the shores of Lac St. Louis.
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16th World Congress on Pain
Sep 26 2016
Yokohama
The World Congress on Pain is the premier conference devoted to pain research and treatment. In 2016, the world’s top researchers and clinicians will meet in Yokohama, just one-half hour outside Tokyo.
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About Us

Pain research at McGill University is conducted at the AECRP (Alan Edwards Centre for Research on Pain). The Centre comprises researchers from the Faculties of Medicine, Dentistry and Science. Its main goal is to bring together the McGill community of basic and clinical pain researchers to promote research that will result in cures for chronic pain. Through activities and international collaborations, the Centre focuses on new discoveries and their clinical applications that will improve the prevention and treatment of chronic pain.

Pain Research at McGill:
What we do and why we do it

Congratulations
Distinguished Career Award
Dr. Fernando Cervero
Congratulations to Dr. Fernando Cervero! Dr. Cervero received the 2015 Distinguished Career Award of the Canadian Pain Society during this year’s annual conference. [link]
Congratulations to the Recipients of the LAEF Grants in Pain Research, PhD Studentships and Fellowships of 2015:
Louise and Alan Edwards Foundation Grants in Chronic Pain Research 2015
Dr. Pablo Ingelmo, Dr. Weiya Ma, Dr. Jean Ouellet, Dr. Philippe Seguela, Dr. Timothy Wideman
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Catherine Bushnell Fellowship in Chronic Pain Research 2015
Dr. Mu Yang
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Ronald Melzack Fellowship in Chronic Pain Research 2015
Dr. Arjun Muralidharan
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Edwards PhD. Studentships in Pain Research 2015
Dr. Oli Abate Fulas, Mr. Lucas Topham, Ms. Maria Zamfir
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Featured Papers
Sorge RE, Mapplebeck JC, Rosen S, Beggs S, Taves S, Alexander JK, Martin LJ, Austin JS, Sotocinal SG, Chen D, Yang M, Shi XQ, Huang H, Pillon NJ, Bilan PJ, Tu Y, Klip A, Ji RR, Zhang J, Salter MW, Mogil JS. Different immune cells mediate mechanical pain hypersensitivity in male and female mice Nat Neurosci. doi: 10.1038/nn.4053 (2015) [link]
Yakobov E, Scott W, Stanish W, Dunbar M, Richardson G, Sullivan M. The role of perceived injustice in the prediction of pain and function after total knee arthroplasty. Pain 155(10):2040-6 (2014) [link]
Ariel R. Ase, Nicolette S. Honson, Helmi Zaghdane, Tom A. Pfeifer, Philippe Séguéla. Identification and Characterization of a Selective Allosteric Antagonist of Human P2X4 Receptor Channels Mol Pharmacol 87:606–616 (2015) [link]
News
New Director for the AECRP
June 2015. Jeff Mogil has been appointed the new director of the AECRP. Our thanks to Fernando for his many years of hard work and our best wishes for his retirement years. [File]
Seeking the Facts on Medical Marijuana
March 2015. The New York Times: An Inerview with Dr. Mark Ware [Link]
Appointment in the field of Pain Research
March 2015. The Faculties of Medicine and Dentistry at McGill University seek a cross-faculty appointment in the field of Pain Research. [Link]
Tenure track positions in Pain Research
March 2015. The McGill University Faculties of Medicine, Dentistry and Science are inviting applications for full-time tenure track positions at the level of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor. [Link]
QUEBEC NETWORK OF JUNIOR PAIN INVESTIGATORS
The QNJPI mission is to create a forum for trainees studying in Quebec to foster research collaborations across different areas of expertise by facilitating communication among trainees... [Link]