Upcoming Events
Diatchenko's Lab
September 28, 2017 9:30 a.m.
McIntyre Medical Building Room 1346
Thomas Hadjistavropoulos, Ph.D., ABPP, FCAHS
Research Chair in Aging and Health and Professor University of Regina
Unraveling pain in dementia: From the laboratory to the smallest rural nursing home in Northern Saskatchewan
December 6, 2017 4:00 p.m.
MGH, Room A5-131
Featured Events
La douleur chronique : S’unir pour faire la différence
Nov 08 2017
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2017 Pain Retreat and Provincial Pain Symposium of Table nationale des experts en douleur chronique
Nov 08 2017, 1:00 p.m.
Hotel Le Concorde in Quebec City
11th edition of the Pain Retreat, which is being held in conjunction with the first-ever Provincial Pain Symposium of the Table nationale des experts en douleur chronique
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News Archive
  • 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 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.
  • McGill’s 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: Jusqu’ici, pour comprendre la douleur chronique, on a surtout utilisé des souris mâles. Mais – surprise! – les femelles réagissent différemment. De quoi changer notre manière 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.