Translational Neurobiology of the Pain System XXI: Joint and bone Pain

The twenty-first annual international Ph.D. course on the translational neurobiology of the pain system held by SMI.


23.11.2016 kl. 13.00 - 24.11.2016 kl. 16.00


This is the twenty-first annual international Ph.D. course on the translational neurobiology of the pain system. The purpose of the course is to give an introduction to different aspects of the neurobiology of the pain system and to initiate new co-operation in interdisciplinary pain research. This year the course will focus on joint and bone pain. Specifically on the peripheral and central sensitization of the pain system and the manifestations of skeletal pain in patients. Pre-clinical, experimental human and clinical studies on the topics will be presented.

The course is arranged over two days, and half of the participants are invited from different international laboratories. The lectures will be provided by staff from SMI (Aalborg University), Center for Neuroplasticity and Pain (Aalborg University), and by invited international key scientists within the area.


Professor Lars Arendt-Nielsen

Professor Thomas Graven-Nielsen  


A basic understanding of pain mechanisms, for update see Textbook of Pain, 5th edition, Section 1: Neurobiology of Pain. Selected chapters from Musculoskeletal Pain, IASP Press (2014).


Selected papers and book chapters will be announced to the participants shortly before the course.


See the program here.


The course will end with a multiple choice evaluation with questions related to all topics of the course.


Ph.D. students: DKK 600
Regular: DKK 1,500

The registration fee includes a light lunch as well as coffee/tea both days.


Please register here. Deadline for registration is 2 November 2016.
The course counts for 1.0 ECTS credit. All students will receive a diploma stating participation in the course.


Aalborg University
Niels Jernes Vej 14
9220 Aalborg
Room: 4-107


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Susanne Nielsen Lundis
E-mail: susanne
Phone: +45 9940 8828

Lone S. Andersen
E-mail: lonesa
Phone: +45 9940 8827

Aalborg University
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