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Pierre Rainville

Ph.D. (doctor),  Regular member
Principal Interest
Cerebral imaging
Secondary Interest
Quantitative sensory testing
Primary Affiliation

Université de Montréal

Secondary Affiliation
Centre de recherche de l'Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal (IUGM)


Pierre Rainville's fields of interest are:
Mental and cerebral representation of pain in humans (memory, communication, empathy, etc.)
Neuropsychological mechanisms of pain modulation (hypnosis, placebo, emotions, etc.)
Role of cerebrospinal pain regulation mechanisms in humans
Neurophysiological basis of psychological factors contributing to persistent pain