Experts review the pharmacological targets for pain management and discuss the newest trends in chronic pain therapy, from drawing on cross species knowledge and the concept of using spontaneous disease models in animals to facilitate analgesic development in human medicine.
About this section
The Pain Medicine Section’s purpose is to advance the understanding of the mechanisms and treatment of pain in all of its presentations and clinical settings and to provide educational activities that cover a wide range of medical and non-medical disciplines, exploring the impact of pain and delivering high-quality learning opportunities.
- First prize: £200 and free attendance to a Pain Medicine meeting of your choice
To be announced
All medical students and trainees in pain medicine up to APT level. Submissions from trainees of other specialities will also be accepted.
Submit a 3,000-word essay on the topic: Explain pain! How to explain pain and improve communication with patients.
The winner will be required to present their essay at a Pain Medicine meeting.
Dr Louise Clark