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Pain Challenge workshop

Rising to the challenge of chronic musculoskeletal pain

Location: Wellcome Trust, Gibbs Building, 215 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE
Date and time: 9th May 2016, 10:00-16:20 

Time
Item Presenter
 From 09:40 Arrival (tea and coffee)  
10:00-10:05 Welcome and introductions

Dr Stephen Simpson, Arthritis Research UK
Dr Giovanna Lalli, Wellcome Trust

10:05-10:15 Arthritis Research UK update Dr Caroline Aylott
10:15-10:25 The Arthritis Research UK Pain Centre Professor David Walsh
10:25-10:35 Living with musculoskeletal pain: the patient perspective USER member

10:35-12:40

10:35-11:05

11:05-11:25 

Session 1: Experimental medicine and translation

Human experimental medicine 

How can observational data inform mechanistic studies? 

Chair: TBC

Professor Lars Arendt-Nielsen

Dr John McBeth

11:25-11:40 Break
 

11:40-12:00

12:00-12:20

Genetics of MSK pain

Successful translation – the industry perspective

Dr Frances Williams

Dr Iain Chessell

12:20-13:25
Networking and lunch
 
13:25-13:30
Join break out groups
 
13:30-14:15
Break-out session - details to follow
 
14:14-14:35
Feeding back
Professor Luke O'Neil

14:35-16:15

14:35-15:05

15:05-15:25

15:25-15:55

15:55-16:15

Session 2: Mechanisms of pain in arthritis

Peripheral mechanisms 

New insights into pain pathways

Central mechanisms 

Child and adolescent pain 

Chair: Professor David Walsh

Professor Jason McDougall

Professor John Wood

Professor Eva Kosek

Professor Maria Fitzgerald

16:15-16:20
Arthritis Research UK Pain Challenge Dr Craig Bullock
16:20-17:30

Drinks and networking (meeting close)

Opportunity to speak with ARUK staff about the call and network.

 

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