Pain and Addiction Research Retreat

December 4, 2019
8:00am - 5:00pm
UCSF Helen Diller Family Cancer Research Building, Room 160

Watch the Livestream

Click here to view the livestream on December 4, 2019, starting at 9am.

View the Program

Click here to view the Pain and Addiction Research Retreat Program


Registration is currently at capacity for the Pain and Addiction Research Retreat.
Please click here or scan the QR code below to be added to the attendee waitlist.


The Societal Impact of Pain and Addiction
Is Safe, Effective Treatment for Chronic Pain Possible?
Addiction: Alcohol, Nicotine and Opioids – Intoxication vs Dependence

Addiction: Risk Factors
Systems Neuroscience: Reinforcement Learning in Function and Dysfunction
Neuropathic Pain: Bedside to Bench and Back


Oral and Poster Presentations from PIs, Post Docs and Graduate Students


Wednesday, December 4, 2019

08:00am - 05:00pm

Helen Diller Family Cancer Research Building, Room 160

1450 Third Street

UCSF Mission Bay Campus

Breakfast, lunch, and afternoon reception provided.

Instructions for Poster Presenters

Submission of Final Poster Title and Authors (Due 11/25/19, 5pm)

  • Please click here to submit your final poster title and author names, at least 7 business days prior to the retreat (ie, by Monday, November 25, 2019).

Poster Printing

  • Please print your own poster, and bring it with you to the retreat. Size of the easel is listed below (4 feet wide by 6 feet tall).
  • The UCSF Documents and Media contact for printing is Judy Flannery ([email protected]) (or you may use an outside of UCSF vendor, if you prefer).

Poster Size

  • Poster easels will be 4 (tall) x 6 (wide) feet (see picture below). Please print your poster to dimensions that will fit onto the easel. 

Poster Dimensions 4 feet tall by 6 feet wide





Hanging Your Poster

  • Posters will be displayed in the Helen Diller Family Cancer Research Building Lobby (just outside of the HD160 meeting room)
  • Poster presenters may hang their posters between 8am and 9am on December 4, while attendees arrive and everyone has breakfast and gets settled (talks begin at 9am).
  • Tacks to hang posters will be provided.


If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Morgen Ahearn, at [email protected].