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We are always looking for new ways to connect with those at the forefront of pain research and, as members of PainSolve, you represent the leading experts at the cutting edge of pain research breakthroughs and medical practitioners with extensive experience working directly with patients. We want to connect with you, exchange knowledge and work together towards pain solutions.
We host interactive webinars several times a year, led by experts in the pain field, in order to disseminate knowledge and invite discussion and debate. The date and time of webinars will be announced in advance and all members of PainSolve will have the chance to register and participate. All webinars are recorded and made available online, so if you do miss any, you will still be able to access these.
Upcoming webinar: Psychophysiological Phenotyping in Visceral Pain, hosted by Prof. Qasim Aziz on 11th March 2019
We are pleased to share that our next webinar will be presented by Prof. Qasim Aziz (Barts and The London) on 11th March, titled, ‘Psychophysiological Phenotyping in Visceral Pain’. Prof. Aziz is an award-winning, internationally recognised expert in visceral pain who is perfectly placed to lead this interactive webinar and discussion.
Webinar 1: Neurobiology of the placebo effect, hosted by Prof. Ulrike Bingel on 12th December
We are delighted to have had Prof. Ulrike Bingel (University Hospital Essen, Germany) host our inaugural PainSolve webinar on the 12th December, titled, ‘Psychological and Neurobiological Mechanisms of Placebo and Nocebo Responses.’ Prof. Bingel presented pivotal studies that have moulded today’s understanding of the neurobiology and clinical relevance of the placebo and nocebo effects, with a focus on placebo analgesia. Our attendees also had the opportunity to engage in discussion with Prof. Bingel, who was able to share her view on topics that interested attendees the most.
To view a recording of the webinar and summary article, click here
The Neurobiology of the Placebo Effect – The 1st PainSolve Webinar
We are delighted to have had Prof. Ulrike Bingel (University Hospital Essen, Germany) host our inaugural PainSolve webinar on the 12th December 2018, titled, ‘Psychological and Neurobiological Mechanisms of Placebo and Nocebo Responses.’Discover more
How can the patient experience inform your research?
Chronic pain affects every aspect of patients’ lives. However, the experience of pain is unique to the individual, which is why effective treatment is challenging. This article summarises a patient-centric approach to research that harnesses patient insights to inform the development of new strategies with the potential for greater impact on the lives of those with chronic pain.Discover more
Diagnostic Challenges of Small Fibre Neuropathy
In this article Prof. Páll Karlsson (Aarhus University) highlights the need for a gold standard in the diagnosis of small fibre neuropathy (SFN). Prof. Karlsson focuses on the heterogeneity of SFN as a potential cause of this unmet need, by comparing different characteristics of the disease and those of similar diseases.Discover more
Convergences in PP
Convergences in Pelvi-Perineal Pain is a society that aims to promote knowledge about chronic perineal pain. Over the 2-day programme of this society’s 2018 Congress in Brussels, there were many insightful talks by some of the top researchers and clinicians in this field, an overview of these are discussed in this article.Discover more