Upcoming Events
Irina Kudrina, MD, CM, CCFP
Dept of Family Medicine, McGill University
Toxic stress of pain and chronic exogenous cannabinoid & opioid toxicity
December 18, 2019 4:00 p.m.
MGH Room A5-131
Dr. Mogil's Lab
January 16, 2020 9:30 a.m.
McIntyre Medical Room 1346
David Bennett
Professor of Neurology & Neurobiology, Oxford University
Human Pain Channelopathies - for more info on McGill Pain Day, see below
January 23, 2020 12:00 p.m.
New Residence Hall, 3625 ave du Parc
Catherine Cahill, PhD
UCLA
Intersection between pain and addiction: implications for kappa opioid receptors
February 19, 2020 4:00 p.m.
MGH Room A5-131
Robert Gereau, PhD,
Dept of Anesthesiology, Washington University
Basic Science of Pain Lecture series: TBA
March 13, 2020 11:00 a.m.
Physiology 1034
Featured Events
Montreal Neuroinflammation Symposium
Dec 13 2019, 8:30 a.m.
Timmins Amphitheatre, MNI
Neuroinflammation and its role in a wide variety of healthcare problems (pain, MS, mental illness, etc.)
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24th Annual McGill Pain Day - with David Bennett, Oxford University, as Keynote speaker
Jan 23 2020, 12:00-16:30
McGill Residence Hall, 3624 Avenue du Parc
The annual research day celebrating the varied and important research undertaken by our members. Registration is free but is required for planning purposes. Please use the link below to register.
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#CanadianPain20
May 19 2020
Calgary, Alberta
The 41st annual meeting of the Canadian Pain Society, May 19-22, 2020
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World Congress on Pain 2020
Aug 04 2020
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
The 18th WCP organized by the International Association for the Study of Pain from August 4th to the 8th -- be there!
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News Archive
  • 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...
  • The Faculties of Dentistry and Medicine of McGill University are inviting applications for a tenured or tenure-track position in the field of Personalized Pain Medicine at the AECRP to fill an outstanding Canada Excellence Research Chair opportunity.
  • The Faculty of Dentistry and the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University are jointly advertising to fill a cross-faculty academic position in the field of Pain Research. [File]
  • The Canadian Foundation for Innovation also has an entry on Dr. Cervero's new book:
  • Internationally-renowned expert Dr. Mark Ware speaks of why he got into researching the effects of marijuana on pain.
  • McGills mindfulness program is part of a new wave in medical education. This is born out by research conducted by doctoral student Joshua Grant and professor Pierre Rainville at the Universite de Montreal's department of physiology
  • Luda Diatchenko has been awarded a Canada Research Excellence Chair in Human Pain Genetics, the first such Chair at McGIll and the first on Pain in all of Canada. The members of the AECRP welcome Luda to their ranks, and look forward to working with her.
  • Aug. 2014 Congratulations to Gary on being named one of six new Honorary Members. Recognized before the IASP General Assembly of the 15th World Congress on Pain in October in Buenos Aires.
  • Sep. 2014 The Ronald Mezack Lecture at the 15th. World Congress in Pain in Argentina was presented by Dr. David Yarnitsky. The award was funded by the Louise and Alan Edwards Foundation.
  • 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.
  • 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]
  • Nov 2015 - Quebec Science: Jusquici, pour comprendre la douleur chronique, on a surtout utilis des souris mles. Mais surprise! les femelles ragissent diffremment. De quoi changer notre manire de comprendre le circuit de la douleur.
  • November 19 marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of the single most important scientific article in the field of pain, Pain Mechanisms: A New Theory (Science, 1965), co-authored by Ron Melzack and Pat Wall
  • July 2016 World-renowned pain specialist Dr. Mark Ware, director of clinical research at the AEPMU Unit of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), has been nominated vice-chair of The Task Force on Marijuana Legalization and Regulation
  • Nature, News & Views, 17 Aug 2016: The development of a drug that mimics the pain-relieving activity of opioid compounds, but has fewer side effects, points to an effective strategy for the discovery of many types of drug.
  • Cell Reports 19(9): 1940-1952 : Pain is an essential part of life, but too often it's a destructive and disruptive part. Parisien and colleagues went to the source (sensory neurons) to identify genetic players in pain. Like and share on Facebook!
  • The McGill Tribune 17 Oct 2017, Dr. Reza Sharif: While the domestication and consumption of chilies traces back 6,000 years to the Caribbean, recent discoveries have been able to transform this pain-inducing compound into a pain-reliever.
  • 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. [File]
  • The Survey Monkey registration collector is now closed. If you would still like to register for this year's McGill Pain Day, send an email to sec.paincenter@mcgill.ca