NIH Pain Consortium Meeting to Look at
Advances in Pain Research
||Leading pain researchers will discuss advances
in understanding and managing pain at a one-day symposium
sponsored by the NIH Pain Consortium. Presentations will
cover neuropathic pain, visceral pain, inflammatory pain
and treatment-induced pain. A poster session will feature
work by junior investigators. Researchers, health care providers,
reporters and the public are invited to attend this free
|| Tuesday, May 1, 2007
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Building 10, Clinical Center
Bethesda, Maryland 20892
||Featured speakers include a dozen NIH-supported
researchers, the directors of the NIH neurology and nursing
institutes, NIH pain research program directors and a representative
of the American Pain Society.
||An agenda, directions and registration information
are available at http://edjassociates.com/pain2007.
The NIH Pain Consortium was established to enhance pain research and
promote collaboration among the many institutes and centers with programs
and activities addressing pain. The Consortium is co-chaired by the directors
of the dental, neurology and nursing institutes, and includes representatives
from about 20 NIH institutes and centers. For more information about
the NIH Pain Consortium, see http://painconsortium.nih.gov.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) — The Nation's Medical
Research Agency — includes 27 Institutes and Centers and
is a component of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
It is the primary federal agency for conducting and supporting basic,
clinical and translational medical research, and it investigates the
causes, treatments, and cures for both common and rare diseases. For
more information about NIH and its programs, visit www.nih.gov.