Upcoming Events
AECRP Annual Summer BBQ
Open to staff, trainees, technicians and their families
August 16, 2018 4:00 p.m.
The Director's backyard!
Jennifer Stinson, RN-EC, PhD, CPNP, FAAN
Professor, Lawrence S. Bloomberg, Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto
Pushing the frontier of digital health to transform pain assessment and self-management
October 3, 2018 4:00 p.m.
MHG Room A5-151
Featured Events
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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Featured Paper Archive
  • Mouchbahani-Constance S, Lesperance, LS, Petitjean H,Davidova A, Macpherson A, Prescott SA, Sharif-Naeini R. Lionfish Venom Elicits Pain Predominantly Through the Activation of Non-Peptidergic Nociceptors PAIN: June 29, 2018, doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000001326 [link]
  • Kathleen Vincent, Virginia M. Cornea, Yuh-Jiin I. Jong, André Laferrière, Naresh Kumar, Aiste Mickeviciute, Jollee S. T. Fung, Pouya Bandegi, Alfredo Ribeiro-da-Silva, Karen L. O’Malley & Terence J. Coderre Intracellular mGluR5 plays a critical role in neuropathic pain doi:10.1038/ncomms10604 (2016) [link]
  • 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]
  • Miller J, Barber D, Donnelly C, French S, Green M, Hill J, MacDermid J, Marsh J, Norman K, Richardson J, Taljaard M, Wideman T, Cooper L, McPhee C. Determining the impact of a new physiotherapist-led primary care model for back pain: protocol for a pilot cluster randomized controlled trial Trials. 2017 Nov 9;18(1):526. doi: 10.1186/s13063-017-2279-7 [link]
  • Cordeiro Matos S, Zamfir M, Longo G, Ribeiro-da-Silva A, Séguéla P. Noradrenergic fiber sprouting and altered transduction in neuropathic prefrontal cortex Brain Struct Funct.doi: 10.1007/s00429-017-1543-7 (Nov 2017) [link]
  • Ihab Daou, Hélène Beaudry, Ariel R. Ase, Jeffrey S. Wieskopf, Alfredo Ribeiro-da-Silva, Jeffrey S. Mogil, Philippe Séguéla Optogenetic Silencing of Nav1.8-Positive Afferents Alleviates Inflammatory and Neuropathic Pain DOI: 10.1523/ENEURO.0140-15 (2016) [link] [File]
  • Anne-Kathrin Brascher, Susanne Becker, Marie-Eve Hoeppli, Petra Schweinhardt Different Brain Circuitries Mediating Controllable and Uncontrollable Pain The Journal of Neuroscience 36(18):5013–5025 (2016) [link]
  • Massart R, Dymov S, Millecamps M, Suderman M, Gregoire S, Koenigs K, Alvarado S, Tajerian M, Stone LS, Szyf M. Overlapping signatures of chronic pain in the DNA methylation landscape of prefrontal cortex and peripheral T cells. Sci Rep. doi: 10.1038/srep19615 (2016) [link]