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TRANSLATIONAL NEUROBIOLOGY OF THE PAIN SYSTEM XXIV: Effect of Inflammation on Pain Neuroplasticity


21.11.2019 kl. 10.45 - 22.11.2019 kl. 15.15


This is the twenty-fourth 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 on the effects of localised inflammation as well as low-grade systemic inflammation (as found in many life-style conditions).  Advanced psychophysical and electrophysiological methodologies will be presented for each topic. 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, SMI (Aalborg University), and by invited international key scientists within the area.


Professor Thomas Graven-Nielsen

Professor Lars Arendt-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.


Click here to see the program.

NB: Please note that the event will start at 10:45.


A participation fee of DKK 500 will be charged for catering.


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


The registration is closed.

Deadline: 31 October 2019 

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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