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Wellcome Trust conference The Challenges of Chronic Pain

11-13 March 2015
Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK

Abstract deadline: 30 January 2015
Registration deadline: 16 February 2015

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Themes of the Strategic Award
Painful Channelopathies Study


The Painful Channelopathies Study is an initiative of the Wellcome Trust funded LONDON PAIN CONSORTIUM to try to understand the mechanisms of pain in genetically determined conditions.

You are being invited to take part in a research study. Before you decide, it is important
Functional Imaging in Persistent Pain Models and Chronic Pain Patients
Functional brain imaging has been used to measure the neural correlates of the subjective experience of pain. Non-invasive imaging methods will be used to understand the central mechanisms involved in pain processing and pain relief in humans. The focus will be to dissect the fa
The neural substrates of the association between neuropathic pain and negative affect
Neuropathic pain is often associated with debilitating emotional co-morbidities such as anxiety and depression. This project is part of a wider portfolio of animal and patient studies attempting to elucidate the link between neuropathic pain and affective disorders. T