• 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

FRQ-S investigator awards competition - three grantees from the Pain Network

FRQ-S investigator awards competition - Congratulations to grantees from the Pain Network


Dr Louis Gendron - Senior investigator    (UdeS)

  • Roles, regulation and mechanisms of action of opioid receptors in pain modulation 

Dr Philippe Goffaux - Junior 2 investigator (UdeS)

  • New imaging biomarkers to prevent chronic pain and understand therapeutic effects.

Dr Mathieu Piché - Junior 1 investigator (UQTR)

Montréal discovery could impact the study of chronic pain conditions

Artur Kania et labo

IRCM researchers uncover the critical role in pain processing of a gene associated with a rare disease

Researchers at the IRCM led by Artur Kania, PhD, uncovered the critical role in pain processing of a gene associated with a rare disease. Their breakthrough, published in The Journal of Neuroscience, paves the way for a better understanding of chronic pain conditions.
Read more on the IRCM website

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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