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NIH 13th Annual Pain Consortium Symposium on Multidisciplinary Strategies for Pain, 5-31 through 6-1-18


Masur Auditorium and FAES Terrace

May 31, 2018

8:30 am

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Nora Volkow, M.D., Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse

8:50 am

Introduction of Keynote Speaker
Ann O'Mara, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, National Cancer Institute

Keynote Address: Unintended Consequences: Ensuring Access to Pain Control During an Opioid Epidemic
Judith Paice, RN, Ph.D., Northwestern University

9:45 am

Break and Poster Session (FAES Terrace)

10:15 am

Panel Session: At the Intersection of Pain, Reward and Opioids
Moderator: Rita Valentino, Ph.D., National Institute on Drug Abuse

Overview: Impact of Sex and Age on Opioid Modulation of Pain
Anne Z. Murphy, Ph.D., Georgia State University

10:45 am

Opioid-induced Plasticity and the Intersection with Pain
Jose Moron-Concepcion, Ph.D., Washington University

11:05 am

Role of Epigenetic Silencing of OPRM1 in Opioid Tolerance in Cancer Patient Populations
Brian L. Schmidt, D.D.S., M.D., Ph.D., New York University

11:25 am

Panel Session Q&A

11:45 am

Networking Lunch and Poster Session (FAES Terrace)

1:00 pm

Introduction of Junior Investigator Presentations
Patricia A. Grady, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, Director, National Institute of Nursing Research

1:10 pm

Junior Investigator Presentation
A Mouse Pain Scale: Assessment of Pain Sensation in Mice Using Sub-second Behavioral Mapping and Statistical Modeling
Ishmail Abdus-Saboor, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

1:25 pm

Junior Investigator Presentation
Cdk5 Inhibitory Peptide TFP5 Attenuates Acute Orofacial Inflammation and Reduces the Severity of Mechanical Allodynia
Michaela Prochazkova, Ph.D., National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research

1:40 pm

Junior Investigator Presentation
Neural Dopamine: Unraveling the Mechanisms of Stimulant-Induced Analgesia and Arousal
Norman Taylor, M.D., Massachusetts General Hospital

2:00 pm

Keynote Presentations & Fireside Chat

The NIH HEAL Initiative
Francis Collins, M.D., Director, National Institutes of Health

VADM Jerome Adams, M.D., M.P.H., U.S. Surgeon General

3:00 pm

Break and Poster Session (FAES Terrace)

3:25 pm

Panel Session: The BRAIN Initiative: Harnessing Technology for Pain Research
Moderator: Khara Ramos, Ph.D., National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Overview: The BRAIN Initiative and Pain
Walter Koroshetz, M.D., Director, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

3:40 pm

Sarah Stanley, M.B.B.Ch., Ph.D., Mount Sinai

4:00 pm

Spinal Cord Stimulation to Restore Sensation and Reduce Phantom Limb Pain After Limb Amputation
Lee Fisher, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

4:20 pm

Panel Session Q&A

4:35 pm

Mitchell Max Award Presentation
David Shurtleff, Ph.D., Acting Director, National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health

4:50 pm


June 1, 2018

8:30 am

Update from the American Pain Society
William Maixner, D.D.S., Ph.D., Duke University

8:50 am

A Patient’s Perspective
Proper Pain Diagnoses, Treatment, Effect Understanding and the Opioid Guidelines Backlash
George Carter, Sickle Cell Patient & Advocate

9:10 am

Panel Session: Disparities in Clinical Pain Management
Moderator: Eliseo Peréz-Stable, MD, Director, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities

Overview: Differences in Opioid Prescribing by Specialty and Demographics
Asheley Cockrell Skinner, Ph.D., Duke University

9:50 am

Understanding Adverse Selection: The Role of Mental Health in Opioid Therapy for Chronic Pain
Mark Sullivan, M.D., Ph.D., University of Washington, Seattle

10:10 am

Break and Poster Session (FAES Terrace)

10:40 am

Using Interactive Virtual Humans to Improve Pain Care for Racial Minority and Low-income patients
Adam T. Hirsh, Ph.D., Indiana University - Purdue University, Indiana

11:00 am

Insights into Ethnic Differences in Pain from Experimental Studies
Claudia Campbell, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

11:20 am

Panel Session Q&A

11:40 am

Closing Remarks
Martha Somerman, D.D.S., Ph.D., Director, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research

12:00 pm


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