• Pain Network's annual retreat

    January 24-26, 2020

  • Announcement: North American Pain School 2020

    June 21st - 26th 2020 - Montebello - Registration from December 11th 2019 to February 14th 2020

  • 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 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.


Gender gap in the lab - Jeffrey Mogil explains how research benefits from the inclusion of females

Read a recent article about Jeffrey Mogil's research on the Fonds de recherche du Québec website:

"There's too much testosterone in research labs!" says Jeffrey Mogil, researcher in the Department of Psychology at McGill University and member of the Québec Pain Research Network. And the situation could compromise the results of scientific studies. This is why Mogil, E.P. Taylor Professor of Pain Studies and director of the Alan Edwards Centre for Research on Pain, has made gender equality in the laboratory one of his main focuses. ...


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