Plenary Sessions

​​​​Saturday, May 21, 2016

Advancing the Science of Pain

Session Time: 09:15-10:45

Moderators: Rolf-Detlef Treede, Germany
                     Clifford Woolf, USA

Modulating the BH4 pathway to reduce neuropathic and inflammatory pain​
Clifford Woolf, USA

Imaging Pain, Analgesia and Anaesthes​ia
Irene Tracey, UK

Understanding pain through quantitative sensory testing and conditioned pain modulation
Rolf-Detlef Treede, Germany

Sunday, May 22, 2016

​Clinical Trial Design

Session Time: 09:15-10:45

Moderators: Richard Rauck, USA
                     Craig Hartrick, USA

Toward an Evidence-Based Approach to the Design of Pain Clinical Trials
Robert H. Dworkin, USA

Advances in the Design and Conduct of Clinical Trials for Pain
Nathaniel Katz, USA​

Clinical Trial Site for Chronic Pain Studies:  How to Become One in either Private Practice or in an Academic Medical Center​
Richard RauckUSA

Monday, May 23, 2016


Session Time: 09:00-10:30

Moderators: Timothy Deer, USA
                     Gabor Racz, USA

Spinal Cord Stimulation: A potential Solution in the manage​ment of axial lower back pain
Adnan Al-Kaisy, UK​

High-frequency spinal cord stimulation
Leonardo Kapural, USA

Mechanisms of action and clinical evidence for neuromodulation in Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
Frank Huygen, The Netherlands

Pain Assessment Clinical Outcomes​

Session Time: 09:00-10:30

Moderators: ​Sean Mackey, USA
                    Honorio T. Benzon, USA​ 

Collaborative Health Outcomes Information Registry (CHOIR): Open Source Platform for Measuring Health Outcomes and a Learning Based System
Sean Mackey, USA

Designing Clinical Pain Trials
Steven Cohen, USA

Chronic postoperative pain prediction: is that a feasible task?

​Elon Eisenberg, Israel

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