Archive of 3/13/21 PARC International Pain and Addiction Conference

Conference Recordings 





Conference opening and welcome  






Claudia Sommer, MD 

"The immune system in neuropathic pain: what we learn from patients"  
Professor of Neurology 
University of Wurzburg, Germany
President, International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP)






David Bennett, PhD 

"Applying a multi-modal approach to understanding neuropathic pain: small neurons in the era of big data"
 Professor of Neurology and Neurobiology;
 Head, Division of Clinical Neurology
 University of Oxford, England






Stephen Waxman, MD PhD 

"Heroes and Hooligans:  Gene Variants, Pain, and Pain Resilience"
Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience;
Director, Center for Neuroscience and Regeneration Research 
Yale University 






Panel Discussion/Q&A






Trevor Robbins, PhD 

"Compulsive Behavior:  Precursors and Mediators"  
Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience;  
Director, Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute (BCNI) 
University of Cambridge, England






George Koob, PhD 

"Opioid Addiction:  Opponent Process, Hyperkatifeia and Negative Reinforcement"  
Director, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA);  
National Institutes of Health






Rajita Sinha, PhD 

"Overlapping Mechanisms of Chronic Stress and Pain"
Professor of Psychiatry and of Neuroscience
Director, Yale Interdisciplinary Stress Center 
Yale University 






Panel Discussion/Q & A