QPRN presents:
The North American Pain School

An educational initiative of
IASP and ACTTION

June 25-29th, 2017

Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello
Montebello, QC, Canada

About us

Leadership

The Executive Committee is composed of seven high-energy, successful scientists from a number of disciplines—including basic science, translational research, and clinical and psychosocial science— from across Canada and the U.S. They will organize and attend NAPS every year. They are:

Jeffrey S. Mogil, Ph.D., (Director)

Jeffrey S. Mogil, Ph.D., (Director)

a basic scientist studying genetic, sex, and social modulation of pain, from McGill University in Montreal

Christine T. Chambers, Ph.D., (Assistant Director)

Christine T. Chambers, Ph.D., (Assistant Director)

a clinical psychologist studying pediatric pain from Dalhousie University and the IWK Health Centre in Halifax

Roger B. Fillingim, Ph.D.,

Roger B. Fillingim, Ph.D.,

an expert in human pain testing from the University of Florida in Gainesville

Michael S. Gold, Ph.D.,

Michael S. Gold, Ph.D.,

a basic scientist studying ion channel function from the University of Pittsburgh

Anne Louise Oaklander, M.D., Ph.D.,

Anne Louise Oaklander, M.D., Ph.D.,

a clinician-scientist studying neuropathic pain from Harvard Medical School in Boston

Petra Schweinhardt, M.D., Ph.D.,

Petra Schweinhardt, M.D., Ph.D.,

a pain imager studying cognitive-emotional pain modulation from McGill University in Montreal

Nicolas Beaudet, Ph.D.,

Nicolas Beaudet, Ph.D.,

a translational pain scientist from the Université de Sherbrooke, and the manager of the Quebec Pain Research Network (QPRN)

Coordination Team

Following recommendations of the Executive Committee, the scientific coordinators of the Quebec Pain Research Network will serve as the Coordinating Team of NAPS, handling all local organizing responsibilities related to venue, transportation, and outings.

Alexandre Parent, Ph.D.

Alexandre Parent, Ph.D.

Scientific coordinator of the Quebec Pain Research Network

Nicolas Beaudet, Ph.D.

Nicolas Beaudet, Ph.D.

Head coordinator of the Quebec Pain Research Network