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Center for Translational Pain Research Annual Review and Roundtable

When: Thursday, July 16, 2020
9:30 AM - 2:00 PM Central

Where: Online
Webcast Link

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Michelle Mohney   312.503.5602

Group: Center for Translational Pain Research

Category: Lectures & Meetings


Meeting ID: 994 2873 3688
Password: CTPR
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Review Schedule

9:30 – 10:00 am   Welcome
A. Vania Apkarian, PhD
Director, Center for Translational Pain Research
Professor of Physiology, Anesthesiology, and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

10:00 - 10:30 am  Behavioral, functional and emotional effects of long-term opioid use in chronic back pain patients; a cross-sectional case-control study
Marwan Baliki, PhD
Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

10:30 – 11:00 am  Adaptive alterations in the mesoaccumbal network following peripheral nerve injury
D. James Surmeier, PhD
Nathan Smith Davis Professor and Chair, Department of Physiology

11:00 – 11:30 am   Neurobiological basis of memory impairment in chronic pain
Marco Martina, MD, MSc, PhD
Associate Professor of Physiology and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

11:30 am – 12:00 pm   Molecular genetic approaches to unravel DA neuron diversity
Rajeshwar Awatramani, PhD
Professor of Neurology (Movement Disorders) and Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

12:00 – 12:30 pm   Modulation of dopamine signaling in the nucleus accumbens core during pain
Talia Lerner, PhD
Assistant Professor of Physiology



1:00 – 2:00 pm   Roundtable: The Role of Limbic Brain in Chronic Pain - Animal and Human Correspondences

Roundtable speaker panel:

A. Vania Apkarian, PhD

Rajeshwar Awatramani, PhD

Marwan Baliki, PhD

James Griffith, PhD (Moderator)
Associate Professor of Medical Social Sciences
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Matthew Lattal, PhD
Professor of Behavioral Neuroscience,
Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine

Talia Lerner, PhD

Robert Malenka, MD, PhD
Nancy Friend Pritzker Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University

Marco Martina, MD, MSc, PhD

Jelena Radulovic, MD, PhD
Dunbar Professor in Bipolar Disease, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Pharmacology and Physiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

D. James Surmeier, PhD

Jon-Kar Zubieta, MD, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry
Stony Brook University

The Roundtable is open to all members of the Feinberg community

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