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Annual NIH Pain Consortium Symposium

Date: May 31, 2016 - 08:00 a.m. ET to June 1, 2016 5:00 p.m. ET

Natcher Conference Center, NIH Main Campus, Bethesda, MD Bethesda Maryland

Event Description

The annual NIH Pain Consortium Symposium will be held on May 31st and June 1st, 2016 at the Natcher auditorium.

The 2016 symposium, “Innovative Models and Methods”, will highlight advances in pain research including lessons learned in translational research and bridging the gap between models and the clinic.

The first keynote address will be delivered by David J. Clark, M.D., Ph.D., Stanford University entitled “Challenges of Translational Pain Research: What Makes a Good Model?”

The second keynote address will be delivered by Rob Gereau, Ph.D., Washington University entitled “New Technologies in Translational Pain Research”

A poster session will include a broad selection of current pain research findings presented by junior investigators. Members of the extramural scientific community, the NIH scientific community, health care providers, and the public are invited to attend.  The event is free and open to the public.

View agenda and register online through May 24th:

Onsite registration will be available at Natcher auditorium and the symposium will be videocast live at

Sign Language Interpreters will be provided. Individuals with disabilities who need reasonable accommodation to participate in this event should contact Lauren Love, Office of Pain Policy,, (301)496-9271 and/or the Federal Relay, 1-800-877-8339.