Upcoming Events
Theodore J. Price, PhD
Associate Professor, School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences - UT Dallas
Translation regulation in neuropathic pain
May 22, 2018 4:00 p.m.
MGH, Room A5-131
Canadian Pain Society - Workshop and Social Trainee Event
Organized by the Quebec Network of Junior Pain Investigators and the Chronic Pain Network
Emerging Ethical Considerations and Pain Research & Practice What Every Trainee Should Know
May 23, 2018 5:30 p.m.
Hotel Bonaventure
The Philip R. Bromage Anesthesia Research Day
McGill Department of Anesthesia
May 24, 2018 8:00 a.m.
Marco Leyton, PhD
Department of Psychiatry. McGill University
Neuroimaging Markers for Addiction: Are We There Yet?
May 30, 2018 4:00 p.m.
MGH, Room A5-131
Featured Events
May 22 2018, to May 25, 2018
Hotel Bonaventure, Montreal, Quebec
39th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Canadian Pain Society
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17th World Congress on Pain
Sep 12 2018, to Sep 16, 2018
Boston Convention and Exhibition Centre, Boston, MA
The preeminent global meeting devoted to sharing new developments in pain research, treatment, and education organized by the International Association for the Study of Pain.
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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

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
Ronald Melzack Fellowship in Chronic Pain Research 2018
Dr. Renuka Malik
Edwards PhD. Studentships in Pain Research 2018
Quentin Devaux and Thomas Deluc
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]
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
Khoutorsky A, Price TJ. Translational Control Mechanisms in Persistent Pain Trends Neurosci. 2017 Dec 14. pii: S0166-2236(17)30233-3. doi: 10.1016/j.tins.2017.11.006 [link]
Beaudry H, Daou I, Ase AR, Ribeiro-da-Silva A, Séguéla P. Distinct behavioral responses evoked by selective optogenetic stimulation of the major TRPV1+ and MrgD+ subsets of C-fibers Pain. 2017 Dec;158(12):2329-2339. doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000001016 [link]
He BH, Christin M, Mouchbahani-Constance S, Davidova A, Sharif-Naeini R, Mechanosensitive ion channels in articular nociceptors drive mechanical allodynia in osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, Dec. 2017, 25(12):2091-2099 [link]
Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship – Call for nominations
The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program provides funding to the very best postdoctoral applicants, both nationally and internationally, who will positively contribute to the country's economic, social and research based growth. [Link] [File]
Entonox, a mixture of oxygen and nitrous oxide (laughing gas) used to treat pain in a young boy.
Journal de Montreal, 29 Dec 2017. Pablo Ingelmo uses experimental treatment to improve his quality of life. [Link]
Faces of the opioid crisis: Pain expert on the puzzle of what to prescribe
13 Dec 2017 Montreal Gazette: Yoram Shir, director of the pain management unit at the MUHC, says opioid use is not a black and white issue. [Link]
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]