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Eugene M. Silinsky Student-Led Symposium - Understanding Pain: Neuropathy to Neuropathways

When: Thursday, November 2, 2023
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM CT

Where: Simpson Querrey Biomedical Research Center, Simpson Querrey Auditorium, 303 E. Superior Street, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

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

Contact: Melissa Daley  

Group: Department of Pharmacology Seminars

Category: Lectures & Meetings


Join us for the 5th Annual Eugene M Silinsky Student-Led Symposium "Understanding Pain: Neuropathy to Neuropathways" 


"Mechanisms of neuropathic pain – insights from human dorsal root ganglion" 

Theordore Price, PhD

Professor, Neuroscience; Director, Center for Pain Studies

University of Texas, Dallas

"Nav1.7 journey from soma to axonal endings of sensory neurons"

Sulayman D. Dib-Hajj, PhD 

Professor of Neurology & Associate Director, Center for Neuroscience & Regeneration Research, Yale School of Medicine 

Deputy Director, Center for Restoration of Nervous System Function, VA Connecticut Healthcare System

"Neuroimmune interactions in itch, pain and inflammation"

Diana Bautista, PhD 

Professor, Department of Molecular and Cell biology

University of California, Berkeley


"Brain circuits causally engaged in development of chronic pain: translational opportunities"

Apkar V. Apkarian, PhD 

Professor, Departments of Neuroscience and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation; Director, Center for Translational Pain Research

Northwestern University


The Symposium will be taking place 1:15 - 5:00pm in Simpson Querrey Auditorium, followed by a reception in Potocsnak Atrium. 

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