Upcoming Events
Jordi Perez, MD, PhD
Associate Director, AEPMU. Director, Cancer Pain Clinic. Associate Professor, Anesthesia dept. McGill University
Buprenorphine for chronic pain management
November 21, 2018 4:00 p.m.
A5 131 (Room 9) of the Montreal General Hospital
Coderre Lab
November 29, 2018 9:30 a.m.
Goodman Cancer Building, room 601
Hance Clarke MD, FRCPC, PhD
Pain Research Unit - Toronto General Hospital
Transitional Pain Medicine: Improving Peri-Hospital Care as a model for change in Pain Management and Opioid prescribing
December 5, 2018 4:00 p.m.
MGH - Room A5-131
AECRP Annual General Meeting & Holiday Party
December 6, 2018 3:30 p.m.
McGill Faculty Club
Featured Events
23rd. ANNUAL McGILL PAIN DAY
Jan 24 2019
McGill Residence Hall - Ballroom "B"
Anthony Dickenson, PhD : What makes up the pain experience?
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CPS 40th Annual Scientific Meeting
Apr 02 2019
Toronto, Ontario
Congratulations Archive
QPRN Pilot Project Grant 2018
Terence Coderre
Congratulations to Terry on having his project, Synthesis and testing of topical analgesic drug-drug salts and co-crystals in animal models of CRPS and neuropathic pain, funded by the QPRN Pilot Project program.
QPRN Pilot Project Grant 2018
Philippe Seguela
Congratulations to Philippe on having his project, Optogenetically driven fMRI of brain signatures evoked by selective activation of C-fibers, funded by the QPRN Pilot Project program.
2019 Elizabeth Narcessian Award for Outstanding Educational Achievements in the Field of Pain
Jeff Mogil
Awarded annually by the American Pain Society to recognize outstanding contributions highlighting dedication or innovation in education in the field of pain. [link]
Cover illustration of Pain for November 2018
Stephanie Mouchbahani-Constance et al. - Lab of Reza Sharif-Naeini
Congratulations to Stephanie and colleagues from Reza Sharif-Naeini's lab on having their research report -- Lionfish venom elicits pain predominantly through the activation of nonpeptidergic nociceptors -- selected as the cover illustration for Pain [link]
Appointment as Member of the Order of Canada
Gilles Lavigne
Gilles Lavigne, associate member of the Centre, for his breakthrough research as a dentist and neuroscientist who has fostered a greater understanding of the interactions between pain and sleep disorders. [link]
Ronald Melzack - Canadian Journal of Pain 2017 Paper of the Year Award
M. Gabrielle Page, E. Manolo Romero Escobar, Mark A Ware & Manon Choiniere
Selected as the Best Paper of the Year from all of those published by the Canadian Journal of Pain in 2017. [link]
Dr. Claudio Cuello elected as a Fellow of the British Academy of Medical Sciences
Dr. Claudio Cuello, Professor and inaugural Charles E. is among a group of 48 leading biomedical and health scientists whose work is being recognized with election to the prestigious British Academy of Medical Sciences, announced on May 10 [link]
The Louise and Alan Edwards Foundation is pleased to announce the Recipients of the Grants in Chronic Pain Research, PhD Fellowships, and the Melzack and Bushnell Fellowships for the year 2018. Congratulations to the recipients!
Louise and Alan Edwards Foundation Grants in Chronic Pain Research 2018
Dr. Reza Sharif-Naeini, Dr. Philippe Seguela, Dr. Terence Coderre and Dr. Yoram Shir
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Ronald Melzack Fellowship in Chronic Pain Research 2018
Dr. Renuka Malik
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Edwards PhD. Studentships in Pain Research 2018
Quentin Devaux and Thomas Deluc
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FRSQ Chercheur Boursier
Catherine Ferland, Arkady Khoutorsky, Marc O Martel and Reza Sharif-Naeini
Congratulations to Catherine, Arkady, Marc O and Reza on their recent Chercheur Boursier Salary Awards! [link]
2012 McGill Pain Day Best Poster: BASIC SCIENCE
Steven Cordeiro Matos
For his poster entitled: 'HCN cation channels contribute to neuropathic pain processing in medial prefrontal cortex'
2012 McGill Pain Day Best Poster: BASIC SCIENCE
Loren Martin
For his poster: 'Modulation of nociceptive sensitivity in inflammatory and neuropathic pain by the epidermal growth factor receptor'
2012 McGill Pain Day Best Poster: HUMAN CLINICAL
Vongmaly Rattanavong
For her poster entitled: 'Manipulating the private experience of pain unpleasantness: does it affect descending inhibition?
Edwards PhD. Studentships in Pain Research 2012
The Louise and Alan Edwards Foundation is pleased to announce the four recipients of the Edwards PhD. Studentships in Pain Research 2012 : Ms. Anne-Julie Chabot-Dore; Mr. Pedro Cruz Duarte; Ms. Geraldine Longo and Mr. Scott Thompson. [File]
Catherine Bushnell Fellowship in Pain Research
The Louise and Alan Edwards Foundation is pleased to announce the recipient of the inaugural Catherine Bushnell Fellowship in Pain Research 2012. Robert Bonin, PhD. [File]
MUHC’s 2012 Director General's Awards
Dr. Franco Carli was one of ten individuals who received the MUHC’s 2012 Director General’s Awards for his exceptional contribution to the MUHC.
2013 PAIN DAY POSTER COMPETITION WINNERS:
Basic Science: Ihab Daou
Light-Induced Nociception: Remote Optogenetic Control Of Peripheral Pain Pathways In Freely Moving Mice [File]
Basic Science: Jeongyoon Moon
Inhibiting Inflammation With Ccr2/5 Antagonist Reverses Mechanical And Cold Allodynia In Painful Diabetic Neuropathy Rats [File]
Human/Clinical: Rafik Marouf
Decreased Pain Inhibition Processes Are Related To Decreased Cognitive Inhibition In Older Adults [File]
Human/Clinical: Lydia Girard-Tremblay
Sex Differences in Cortical Responses To Pain Unpleasantness [File]
Ronald Melzack Fellowship in Pain Research
The Louise and Alan Edwards Foundation is pleased to announce the recipient of the Ronald Melzack Fellowship in Pain Research 2012. Francisney Pinto do Nascimento PhD.
2013 CPS Trainee Research Awards
Johanna Harrison and Alexander Tuttle
Basic Science: (1st prize) Alexander Tuttle - Clinical Research: Johanna Harrison. [File]
The Louise and Alan Edwards Foundation is pleased to announce the results for the following awards:
LOUISE AND ALAN EDWARDS GRANTS IN PAIN RESEARCH
Dr. Terence J. Coderre; Dr. Alfredo Ribeiro-da-Silva; Dr. Reza Sharif-Naeini and Dr. Laura Stone.
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RONALD MELZACK FELLOWSHIP IN PAIN RESEARCH
Stephanie Gregoire, Ph.D.
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EDWARDS PHD. STUDENTSHIPS IN PAIN RESEARCH
Mr.Behrang Sharif and Ms. Wiebke Gandhi
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Frederick W.L. Kerr Basic Science Research Award
Jeffrey S. Mogil, PhD
This award and lectureship were established in 1987 in honor of Frederick W. L. Kerr, a founder of the American Pain Society, to recognize individual excellence and achievement in pain scholarship. [link]
Canada Research Chair
Dr. Petra Schweinhardt
Congratulations to Petra Schweinhardt newly appointed Canada Research Chair in Neurobiology of Chronic Pain. [link]
2013 Rita Allen Foundation Award in Pain Research
Dr. Reza Sharif-Naeini
Recipient of the 2013 Rita Allen Foundation Award in Pain research grant from the Rita Allen Foundation and the American Pain Society. [link]
Canada Research Chair
Dr. Philip Barker
Congratulations to Philip Barker newly appointed Canada Research Chair in Molecular Neuroscience.
Dr. Michael Sullivan
Congratulations to Michael Sullivan, re-appointed Canada Research Chair in Behavioural Health. [link]
IASP John J. Bonica Trainee Fellowship
Whitney Scott
Congratulations to Whitney Scott who was recently awarded the IASP John J. Bonica Trainee Fellowship [link]
2014 PAIN DAY POSTER COMPETITION WINNERS
Basic Science: Kathleen Vincent - Best Poster
Antinociceptive Effects of Spinal Glutamate Transporter Inhibitors and Membrane Permeable Metabotropic Glutamate Antagonists in Rats with Neuropathic Pain
Basic Science: Tony Lim - 2nd. Prize
Blood-Nerve Barrier Dysfunction Contributes to the Generation of Neuropathic Pain and Allows Targeting of Injured Nerves for Pain Relief
Basic Science: Sarah Rosen - Best Poster
Complete Reversal of Neuropathic and Inflammatory Mechanical Allodynia in Pregnant Mice
Human /Clinical: Rebecca Price - Best Poster
Sensitization Induced by Ongoing Pain in Humans
Human / Clinical: Natasha Feier - 2nd. Prize
Assessing Mean Diffusivity In Gray Matter Regions in a Sample of Fibromyalgia Patients
Early Career Award
Dr. Celine Gelinas
CPS is delighted to announce the recipients of various major awards for 2014. [link]
The Patrick D. Wall Young Investigator Award for Basic Science
Theodore John Price, Ph.D.
The Patrick D. Wall Young Investigator Award was initiated in 1987 and honors individuals who have achieved a level of independence as a scholar in the field of pain. [link]
Edwards Pediatric Pain Research Fellowship 2014
Dr. Sara Ahola Kohut
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Edwards PhD. Studentships in Pain Research 2014
Ms. Carole Federico, Ms. Samantha Locke, Ms. Hibatulnaseer Nasir, Ms. Rebecca Price, Ms. Sarah Rosen
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LAEF Press Release
The Louise and Alan Edwards Foundation of Montreal is pleased to announce the Recipients of the Grants in Pain Research, Studentships and Pediatric Pain Fellowship for the year 2014:
Louise and Alan Edwards Grants in Pain Research 2014
Dr. Celine Gelinas, Dr. Petra Schweinhardt, Dr. Yoram Shir, Dr. Ji Zhang
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CIHR - Operating Grant
Ana Míriam Velly, DDS, MS, PhD
"The risk of community-acquired pneumonia among immunosuppressive opioids users" [File]
Human/Clinical: Rafik Marouf - 2nd. Prize
Is Temporal Summation Of Pain And Spinal Nociception Altered During Normal Aging?
Human/Clinical: Vincent Auclair - Best Poster
Increased Activation Of The Left Insula At Encoding Is Related To Accurate Long Term Memory For Pain
Basic Science: Emerson Krock - Best Poster
Toll-Like Receptor2 Activates Nf- Κb Signaling To Increase Nerve Growth Factor In Human Intervertebral Disc Cells
2015 PAIN DAY COMPETITION WINNERS
Basic Science: Tony KY Lim - Best Poster
Nerve Injury Induces Persistent Vascular Dysfunction And Endoneurial Hypoxia: New Insights On An Old Hypothesis Of Neuropathic Pain
Edwards PhD. Studentships in Pain Research 2015
Dr. Oli Abate Fulas, Mr. Lucas Topham, Ms. Maria Zamfir
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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
2016 PAIN DAY POSTER COMPETITION WINNERS
Human - Clinical: Diana-Luk Ye - Best Poster
Assessment of postoperative movement-evoked pain after spinal fusion surgery in adolescents during hospitalization: Preliminary results
Human - Clinical:Junie S. Carriere - 2nd. Prize
Perceived injustice and opioids for chronic noncancer pain: The role of pain behavior A Collaborative Health Outcomes Information Registry (CHOIR) study
Basic Science: Huges Petitjean - Best Poster
Dorsal horn parvalbumin neurons are gate-keepers of touch-evoked pain after nerve injury
Basic Science: Scott Thompson - 2nd Prize
Decreased opioid receptor availability in rat brain three months after peripheral nerve injury
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]
Louise and Alan Edwards Foundation Research Awards 2016:
Congratulations to the Recipients of the LAEF Grants in Pain Research, PhD Studentships and Fellowships
Grants in Pain Research
Dr. Catherine Ferland and Dr. Céline Gélinas
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Ronald Mezack Fellowship in Pain Research
Marine Christin, Ph.D.
Catherine Bushnell Fellowship in Chronic Pain Research
Dr. Carolina Beraldo Meloto
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Louise and Alan Edwards PhD Studentship
Dr. Luca Posa
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Congratulations to Dr. Gary Bennett on his retirement
It is with pride and sadness that we mark the retirement, effective May 31st, from McGill of our colleague Dr. Gary Bennett. Gary has had a career in pain research that is second to none..... [File]
The Norton M. Ross Award
Dr. Jocelyne Feine
The Norton M. Ross Award for Clinical Research was initiated in 1991 and is presented every year to a highly creative and innovative individual who has made significant contributions in clinical investigations connected to craniofacial-oral-dental disease [link]
Muralidharan, Arjun - Second Prize - Basic Science:
Role of Telomeres in the Modulation of Pain in Mice and Humans
21st Annual McGill Pain Day - Poster Competition
Yakobov, Esther - Best Poster - Human / Clinical:
Pain self-efficacy mediates the relation between perceived injustice, depressive symptoms, pain, disability and occupational outcomes in individuals with whiplash injuries
Aternali, Andrea - Second Prize - Human / Clinical:
Pain and Proxemics: How pain and illness influence interpersonal distance and pain ratings
Sharif, Behrang - Best Poster - Basic Science:
Challenging the labeled line theory: itch and pain can be coded by a single afferent population
Edwards PhD. Studentships in Pain Research 2017
Valerie Bourassa, Tarheen Fatima, Nitasha Grill, Karla Jacobson, Kevin Lancon and Nousha Yousefpour
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Ronald Melzack Fellowship in Chronic Pain Research 2017
Boram Ham
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Catherine Bushnell Fellowship in Chronic Pain Research 2017
Scott Thompson and Seunghwan (Peter) Lee.
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Louise and Alan Edwards Foundation Grants in Chronic Pain Research 2017
Arkady Khoutorsky, Marc O. Martel, Alfredo Ribeiro-da-Silva, Yoram Shir and Laura Stone
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The Louise and Alan Edwards Foundation is pleased to announce the Recipients of the Grants in Chronic Pain Research, PhD Fellowships, and the Melzack and Bushnell Fellowships for the year 2017. Congratulations to the recipients!
2017 John J. Bonica Fellowship - IASP
Emerson Krock
The Fellowship, Awards, and Grants Working Group has selected Dr. Emerson Krock of McGill University in Canada as the 2017 recipient of the John J. Bonica Fellowship. [link] [File]
2017 class of Rita Allen Foundation Scholars
Arkady Khoutorsky
Celebrating seven young leaders in biomedical science whose research holds exceptional promise for revealing new pathways to advance human health [link]
CPS 2018 Trainee Research Award - Basic Science
Luca Posa
This award is made annually by the CPS to "support PhD pain research projects". Congratulations to Luca for winning this year's award in the Basic Science category! [link]
Congratulations to the winners of this year's Poster Competition:
22nd Annual McGill Pain Day Poster Competition
Basic Science Category: 1st Prize Stephanie Mouchbahani Constance; 2nd Prize, Kevin Lancon Human/Clinical Research Category: 1st Prize, Shannon Tansley, 2nd Prize, Diana-Luk Ye
Cover illustration of Pain for November 2018
Stephanie Mouchbahani-Constance et al. - Lab of Reza Sharif-Naeini
Congratulations to Stephanie and her colleagues from the lab of Reza Sharif-Naeini on having their research report -- Lionfish venom elicits pain predominantly through the activation of nonpeptidergic nociceptors -- selected as the subject of the illustra [link]