Pain control in the 21st century - realities and horizons


The Special Grand Rounds highlight our commitment to the whole translational pathway from basic discovery through to impact on patients and population.

The theme is 'Pain control in the 21st century - realities and horizons' and the Grand Round will provide an opportunity to hear from UCL staff at the forefront of research in this area.

Introduction

Professor Sir John Tooke

Speakers 

Dr L Caroline Stirling (Clinical Lead and Consultant in Palliative Medicine, UCLH) and Ms Cheng Koek

Management of pain in clinical practice

Dr Shafaq Sikandar (Research Associate,Neuroscience, Physiology & Pharmacology)

CNS pain processing

Professor John Wood (Professor of Molecular Neurobiology,Wolfson Inst for Biomedical Research)

Attacking pain in the periphery

Followed by panel discussion

Chair: Professor Raymond MacAllister (Professor of Clinical Pharmacology, Director, UCL Division of Medicine)

Panel: Professor Martin Koltzenburg (Chair of Clinical Neurophysiology, UCL Institute of Neurology) and speakers