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  • 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

  • Optogenetic approaches to pain research - Yves De Koninck

Two new grants for Ana Miriam Velly

Ana Miriam Velly

Congratulations to Ana Miriam Velly on obtaining two grants recently: 

Title: Assessing the management of TMJD pain patients in the network - The National Dental PBRN
Granted by: National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research of the National Institutes of Health 
Principal Investigator: Dr Eric Schiffman, Lead Epidemiologist and Co-Investigator: Ana Miriam Velly

Mark Ware interviewed about medical marijuana in the New York Times

An interview with Dr. Mark Ware, Co-Director of the Quebec Pain Research Network, was published recently in the New York Times.  
In this interview Dr. Ware, who is also director of the Canadian Consortium for the Investigation of Cannabinoids and Director of clinical research of the Alan Edwards Pain Management Unit of McGill University Health Center, explains how he became interested in the medical possibilities of cannabis, and the importance of further research on this subject.

Unmasking Chronic Pain

Unmasking chronic pain

The Quebec Association for Chronic Pain - Association québécoise de la douleur chronique recently released an insert for newspaper titled: Unmasking chronic pain, to increase awareness of chronic pain in the general population.  

In addition to patient testimonies, many clinical researchers have participated in this publication which aims to increase understanding of chronic pain.  

View the insert on the AQDC website:  Unmasking chronic pain - douleurchronique.org

Stéphanie Cormier featured on "Les chercheurs" on Radio-Canada

Stéphanie Cormier

Stéphanie Cormier, professor at the UQO, and new member of the Pain network was interviewed for "Les chercheurs" on the radio of Radio-Canada to discuss her research activities.  The pain and psychology specialist talked about chronic pain with host Daniel Mathieu.   


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