Pain Research Seminars

Pain Research Seminars

Monthly Seminars

Participants include faculty, fellows, and students of Duke Anesthesiology, Neurobiology, Neurology, Cell Biology, Psychiatry, Medicine, and Bioengineering.

Gregory Scherrer, PhD

January 24, 2018 | 4:00 pm
GSRB1, conference room 4002

“Neural Substrates of Pain Unpleasantness and its Modulation by Opioids”
Gregory Scherrer, PhD
Assistant Professor, Stanford University
New York Stem Cell Foundation – Robertson Investigator

Seok-Yong Lee, PhD

February 15, 2018 | 4:00 pm
GSRB1, conference room 4002

“Structures of TRP Ion Channels and Their Implication for Pain”
Seok-Yong Lee, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry
Duke University

March 15, 2018 | 4:00 pm
GSRB1, conference room 4002

“Translational Regulation of Nociceptors and Transition from Acute to Chronic Pain”
Theodore J. Price, PhD
Associate Professor, University of Texas
Program Head, Neuroscience BS
School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences

Jun-Ming Zhang, MD, MSc

April 19, 2018 | 4:00 pm
GSRB1, conference room 4002

“Preclinical Study of Postoperative Pain – Effects of Diet and Sex”
Jun-Ming Zhang, MD, MSc
Professor and Vice Chair for Research
Department of Anesthesiology, University of Cincinnati

Default Doctor

June 21, 2018 | 4:00 pm
GSRB1, conference room 4002

“TBA”
Speaker TBA

Mei-Chuan Ko, PhD

January 19, 2017 | 4:00 pm
GSRB1, conference room 4002

“Using Primate Models to Advance Development of Analgesics and Antipruritics”
Mei-Chuan Ko, PhD
Professor, Department of Physiology & Pharmacology
Wake Forest University, School of Medicine

Tor Wager, PhD

March 16, 2017 | 4:00 pm
GSRB1, conference room 4002

“A Multiple-Systems Approach to Understanding Pain”
Tor Wager, PhD
Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience
Cognitive Science at the University of Colorado

Ali D. Güler, PhD

March 29, 2017 | 4:00 pm
GSRB1, conference room 4002

“Remote Control of Animal Behavior Via Genetically Encoded Actuators”
Ali D. Güler, PhD
Assistant Professor of Biology
University of Virginia

Patrick Dougherty, PhD

April 20, 2017 | 4:00 pm
GSRB1, conference room 4002

“Inflammation and Ectopic Spontaneous Activity: New Findings in Studies on Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy in Humans & Animals”
Patrick Dougherty, PhD
H.E.B. Professor in Cancer Research,
Associate Division Head for Research, Anesthesiology and Critical Care
University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center

Xinzhong Dong, PhD

May 18, 2017 | 4:00 pm
GSRB1, conference room 4002

“Mechanisms of Pain and Itch”
Xinzhong Dong, PhD
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
John Hopkins University, School of Medicine
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Volker Neugebauer, MD, PhD

June 8, 2017 | 4:00 pm
GSRB1, conference room 4002

“Cortico-limbic Pain Mechanisms”
Volker Neugebauer, MD, PhD
Professor and Chair Department of Pharmacology & Neuroscience
Texas Tech University, School of Medicine

Nigel W. Bunnett, PhD

July 26, 2017 | 4:00 pm
GSRB1, conference room 4002

“G Protein-Coupled Receptors: Dynamic Machines for Signaling Pain, Itch and Neurogenic Inflammation”
Nigel W. Bunnett, PhD
Carrus Professor of Surgery and Pharmacology
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Vivianne L. Tawfik, MD, PhD

August 24, 2017 | 4:00 pm
GSRB1, conference room 4002

“Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: From Clinically-Informed Basic Science to the Bedside”
Vivianne L. Tawfik, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology
Stanford University School of Medicine

David Clark, MD, PhD

September 14, 2017 | 4:00 pm
GSRB1, conference room 4002

“Chronic Pain after Trauma: Innate and Adaptive Immunity”
David Clark, MD, PhD
Professor of Anesthesiology
Vice-Chair for Research in Department of Anesthesiology
Stanford University

Sarah E. Ross, PhD

October 12, 2017 | 4:00 pm
GSRB1, conference room 4002

“The Neural Circuits of Pain”
Sarah E. Ross, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurobiology
Pittsburgh Center for Pain Research, University of Pittsburgh

Richard D. Palmiter, PhD

November 16, 2017 | 4:00 pm
GSRB1, conference room 4002

“A Neuronal Circuit That Responds to Threats and Controls Appetite”
Richard D. Palmiter, PhD
Professor of Biochemistry and Genome Science
University of Washington School of Medicine
Investigator Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Charles Nicholas Serhan, PhD, DSc

December 7, 2017 | 4:00 pm
GSRB1, conference room 4002

“Resolvins & Novel Pro-Resolving Mediators in Infectious Inflammation & Tissue Regeneration”
Charles Nicholas Serhan, PhD, DSc
Simon Gelman Professor of Anaesthesia
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Contact Us

Ru-Rong Ji, PhD, Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
Office: 919-684-9387
Email: ru-rong.ji@dm.duke.edu

Staff Assistant

Shirley Morton
Department of Anesthesiology
Office: 919-681-4710
Email: shirley.morton@dm.duke.edu

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