Upcoming Events
Zhang's Lab
March 22, 2018 9:30 a.m.
Goodman Cancer Centre, Room 601
Kiran Bali, PhD
Heidelberg University
Non-coding RNA based therapeutics and their future perspectives in chronic pain
March 23, 2018 10:00 a.m.
2001 McGill Colllege, Room 102
Maryse Fortin, PhD,
Concordia's PERFORM Centre
Quantification of paraspinal muscle composition from MRI images and LBP prevalence
March 28, 2018 4:00 p.m.
MGH, Room A5-131
Stephanie Koch, MSc, PhD
University College London
Touch and pain: How inhibition shapes what we feel.
April 9, 2018 1:00 p.m.
2001 McGill Colllege, Room 102
Massimo Allegri, PhD
University of Parma
Clinical translational research about acute and chronic pain syndromes performed on large clinical trials
April 12, 2018 9:00 a.m.
2001 McGill Colllege, Room 102
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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Featured Paper Archive
  • 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]
  • 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]