Quebec Pain Research Network

The vision of the QPRN is to be a leader in representing a wide range of research stakeholders in the search to understand the cellular and molecular basis of pain, to improve our assessment and treatment (pharmacological and non-pharmacological) of pain, to improve prevention efforts, as well as to ensure efficient and effective knowledge translation to adopt best practices in the multiple sectors of our healthcare system.

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Quebec Pain Research Network

The vision of the QPRN is to be a leader in representing a wide range of research stakeholders in the search to understand the cellular and molecular basis of pain, to improve our assessment and treatment (pharmacological and non-pharmacological) of pain, to improve prevention efforts, as well as to ensure efficient and effective knowledge translation to adopt best practices in the multiple sectors of our healthcare system.

Engage, empower, elevate

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Quebec Pain Research Network

The vision of the QPRN is to be a leader in representing a wide range of research stakeholders in the search to understand the cellular and molecular basis of pain, to improve our assessment and treatment (pharmacological and non-pharmacological) of pain, to improve prevention efforts, as well as to ensure efficient and effective knowledge translation to adopt best practices in the multiple sectors of our healthcare system.

Engage, empower, elevate

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Spinal microglia and neuropathic pain
Microglia are a type of glial cells located throughout the brain and spinal cord. They do...
Investigation of gene expression in pain processing tissues after nerve injury
Chronic pain triggered by nerve injury (neuropathic pain) is a debilitating and difficult to treat...

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How do we use our whole body to do meaningful activities despite the pain?
Pain affects how we move, from completely avoiding certain activities to more subtle adaptations of...
NAPS 2020!
NAPS is postponed in 2021 at the Chateau Montebello Applications can be submitted from December...
Pilot Projects 2020
Congratulations to the 2020 recipients ! – Mélanie Bérubé – For her project : Development...
PAINtalks 2020!
The PAINtalks 5th edition will take place in the Granada Theater in Sherbrooke on November...
QPRN annual retreat 2020!
The 13th QPRN Annual Retreat will took place at Chateau Mont-Sainte-Anne on January 24-26 2020...
Pain and itch can be transmitted by the same nervous cells
Pain is an unpleasant sensation that signals danger to our body and drives withdrawal or...
Investigation of gene expression in pain processing tissues after nerve injury
Chronic pain triggered by nerve injury (neuropathic pain) is a debilitating and difficult to treat...
FRQS Research Scholars 2020
Congratulations to our members for their recent success in the FRQS scholarship competition ! –...
Managing cancer pain during the opioid crisis
Canada’s current opioid crisis, and efforts to curb it, may be contributing to inadequate cancer...

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3 minutes of neuroscience – back to bASICs
Dorsal Root Ganglia are peripheral sensory hubs. Their role is to detect a variety of...
Hot pepper and back pain, a funny combo!
Back pain is the leading cause of disability worldwide. Spinal manipulation is a recommended treatment...
My cat-searcher life: actor against pain
My name is Margot and I have osteoarthritis. Did you know that this disease affects...