TRANSLATIONAL NEUROBIOLOGY OF THE PAIN SYSTEM XXIII: PROVOKE, PROBE AND MODULATE PAIN NEUROPLASTICITY
18.06.2018 kl. 08.45 - 19.06.2018 kl. 16.00
This is the twenty-third annual international Ph.D. course on the translational neurobiology of the pain system. The purpose of the course is to introduce 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 pain and neuroplasticity and especially how to provoke, probe and modulate pain neuroplasticity in human and in animal models. Psychophysical and electrophysiological outcome measures will be in focus but complemented by various imaging techniques.
The course is arranged over two days, and participants are invited from different international laboratories. The lectures will be given by staff from Center for Neuroplasticity and Pain (Aalborg University), SMI (Aalborg University), and by invited international key scientists within the area.
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.
The course will end with a multiple choice evaluation with questions related to all topics of the course.
A fee of DKK will be charged.
The registration fee includes a light lunch as well as coffee/tea both days.
The registration is closed.
The course counts for 1.0 ECTS credit. All students will receive a diploma stating participation in the course.
IMPORTANT: If you wish to receive the credit of 1.0 ECTS, please also register at the website of The Doctoral School in Medicine, Biomedical Science and Technology.
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