• Chronic Pain management

    Graduate Certificate in Chronic Pain Management

    Registration now open, until June 1st - Learn more on the Graduate Certificate in Chronic Pain Management (online learning) website

  • Low back pain research

    Participate today in the low back pain survey

    Do you suffer from lower back pain? Please participate in our survey to help identify factors predicting the transition from acute to chronic low back pain.

    Visit the Survey description page for more details

  • neuromodulation

    Neurostimulation: A new therapeutic approach to help patients manage chronic conditions

    Free lecture by an international faculty of medical experts - Saturday June 6th - View the Program

  • Jean YiChun Lin video

    Understanding chronic low back pain

    New video produced with the University of Toronto Biomedical Communications Program.  Find it on our Videos page

Launch of the Quebec Cannabis Registry

In order to help physicians better manage the use of cannabis and monitor patient safety, the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) and the Canadian Consortium for the Investigation of Cannabinoids (CCIC) have launched a registry for users of medical cannabis in Quebec.  Dr. Mark Ware, Co-Director of the Quebec Pain Research Network, is at the head of this ambitious project.   

Frédérick Dionne receives a grant from the Fonds de recherche Société et Culture du Québec

Frederick Dionne

Dr Frederick Dionne, psychologist at the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, receives a new investigator research grant from the Fonds de recherche Société et Culture du Québec amounting 50 292$ for his research program entitled: Manage your pain at home: evaluate the efficacy of auto administered interventions based on self acceptation and awareness in individuals suffering from chronic pain.

Preparation of a book about chronic pain

Isabelle Gaumond and Serge Marchand, both members of the Pain Research Network, have started writing a book about chronic pain for the general public.  To ensure that the content is adapted to the needs of their audience (patients, loved ones and other), they have elaborated a short survey (2-5 minutes to respond) to guide them in the writing of this book. 

To answer this survey, please follow this link (in French only) :

FRQ-S investigator awards competition - three grantees from the Pain Network

FRQ-S investigator awards competition - Congratulations to grantees from the Pain Network


Dr Louis Gendron - Senior investigator    (UdeS)

  • Roles, regulation and mechanisms of action of opioid receptors in pain modulation 

Dr Philippe Goffaux - Junior 2 investigator (UdeS)

  • New imaging biomarkers to prevent chronic pain and understand therapeutic effects.

Dr Mathieu Piché - Junior 1 investigator (UQTR)


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