• Next QPRN Retreat: January 25-27 2019 - Château Bromont

  • North American Pain School

    June 23 - 28 2019 - Montebello - Visit the NAPS website for details

  • 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

  • Registre Québec Douleur

    Quebec Pain Registry

    Visit the Quebec Pain Registry website to request data access

Congratulations to winners of the 2017 Louise and Alan Edwards Foundation awards

The Alan Edwards Centre for Research on Pain recently announced the winners of the following awards:

Louise and Alan Edwards Foundation Grants in Chronic Pain Research 2017

  • Arkady Khoutorsky, Marc O. Martel, Alfredo Ribeiro-da-Silva, Yoram Shir and Laura Stone

Catherine Bushnell Fellowship in Chronic Pain Research 2017

  • Scott Thompson and Seunghwan (Peter) Lee.

Ronald Melzack Fellowship in Chronic Pain Research 2017

Congratulations to Arkady Khoutorsky, 2017 Rita Allen Foundation Scholar

Congratulations to Arkady Khoutorsky who was named a 2017 Rita Allen Foundation Scholar.

Learn more about Arkady Khoutorsky, from McGill University, on the Rita Allen Foundation website:

New book: Orofacial Pain Biomarkers

QPRN members Ana Miriam Velly and Jean-Paul Goulet have edited a new book titled "Orofacial Pain Biomarkers", with up-to-date information on all aspects of orofacial pain biomarkers.  The book discusses biomarkers for various types of orofacial pain, and identifies future directions and new challenges​. 

Pain Talks - Second Edition

The second edition of the PAIN talks from the QNJPI, which took place at Thomson House, McGill University on April 28, 2017, was a great success!

We heard excellent presentations from our members as well as from our guest speakers (Dr Guillaume Léonard, Dr Jeffrey S. Mogil and Dr Marc O. Martel). We even had the chance to hear touching testimonials from patients suffering from chronic pain.

Neurostimulation symposium at ACFAS

The second edition of the neurostimulation seminar hosted during the 85th Congress of the ACFAS took place on May 9, 2017 at McGill University. Thanks to the presentations of the students, our guest speakers (Dr Véronique Flamand, Dr Shirley Fecteau, Dr Marie-Hélène Milot and Dr Marcelo Berlim) and our sponsors, the edition was a great success.

Renewal of the QPRN!

The management team is proud to announce that
We are particularly proud of our ranking:

  • 1st out of 8 networks in renewal;
  • A score of 4.8 / 5 (awarded by an imposing international panel)
  • A maximum operating budget for this program of up to $3.2M for 4 years.



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