Program

Wednesday, 23 October 2019

08:00-16:30


Registration 

08:50-09:00


Conference Opening & Welcome

Nanna Brix Finnerup, Denmark I Conference Chair

09:00-10:30


Session 1: Neuropathic Pain and Genetics
Chair: Margarita Calvo, Chile

09:00-09:25

 


Living with Neuropathy and Pain

Signe Vogel, Aarhus University, Denmark

09:25-09:50

 


Is There Any Place for Genetics in the Clinical Management of Neuropathic
Pain?

David Bennett, University of Oxford, UK


09:50-10:15

 


Small Fiber Neuropathy, Channelopathies and Genetic Factors

Janneke Hoeijmakers, Maastricht University Medical Center, Netherlands

10:15-10:30


Discussion

10:30-11:00


Coffee Break, Networking and Poster Viewing

11:00-12:30


Session 2:  Peripheral and Central Pain Mechanisms
Chair: David Bennett, UK

11:00-11:25


Does Cutaneous Pathology Play a Role in Neuropathic Pain?

Margarita Calvo, Pontificia Universidad Católica, Chile


11:25-11:50

 


Does Structural Plasticity in C-Fibers Play a Role in Neuropathic Pain?

Rohini Kuner, University of Heidelberg, Germany

11:50-12:15

 


How Central is Central Neuropathic Pain?

Simon Haroutounian, Washington University in St. Louis, USA

12:15-12:30


Discussion

12:30-13:30


Lunch Break, Networking and Poster Viewing 

13:30-15:00


Session 3:  Neuropathic Pain in the Wider Context
Chair: Simon Haroutounian, USA


13:30-13:55

 


Is CPRS a Neuropathic Pain?

Rolf-Detlef Treede, University of Heidelberg, Germany


13:55-14:20

 


From Neuropathic Pain to the Mixed Pain Concept: Decoding a Poorly Defined Condition

Rainer Freynhagen, Benedictus Krankenhaus Tutzing, Germany


14:20-14:45

 


Interventional Therapies for Neuropathic Pain: Indications and Mechanisms?

Mark Wallace, UCSD School of Medicine, USA

14:45-15:00


Discussion


15:00-15:30

Coffee Break, Networking and Poster Viewing

15:30-16:30


Session 4:  Acute Neuropathic Pain
Chair: Srinivasa Raja, USA


15:30-15:55

 


Acute neuropathic pain. Equivalent or different to chronic neuropathic pain?

Per Hansson, Karolinska Institutet & Oslo University Hospital, Sweden

15:55-16:07


Mechanisms Controlling Conversion of Non-painful into Painful Peripheral Neuropathy
Jennifer Mecklenburg, Alexei Tumanov, Armen Akopian, UT Health Science Center San Antonio, USA

 
16:07-16:19


Factors Affecting Evolution of Symptoms and QoL in 1331 Patients Referred For Iatrogenic Post-traumatic Trigeminal Neuropathy to Two Tertiary Centers in the UK and Belgium
Frederic Van der Cruyssen,
Frederik Peeters, Antoon De Laat, Reinhilde Jacobs, Constantinus Politis, Tara Renton, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium

16:19-16:30


Discussion

16:30

End of Day One

 

Thursday, 24 October 2019

08:30-16:30


Registration

09:00-10:30


Session 5: Assessment of Neuropathic Pain
Chair: Patrick Dougherty, USA

09:00-09:25


Lost in Translation: Why has Preclinical Research Failed to Deliver New Drugs for Neuropathic Pain and What Can We Do About It?

Andrew Rice, Imperial College London, UK

 


09:25-09:50

 


What are the Best Available Diagnostic Tests for Neuropathic Pain?

Andrea Truini, University Sapienza, Italy

 


09:50-10:15

 


Publication Bias: Causes, Potential Influence and Implications for Pain Management

Srinivasa Raja, Johns Hopkins Univ. School of Medicine, USA

10:15-10:30


Discussion

10:30-11:00


Coffee Break, Networking and Poster Viewing

11:00-12:30


Session 6:  Painful Neuropathies
Chair: Mario Campero, Chile

11:00-11:25


Is Neuropathic Pain Common in Immune Mediated Neuropathies?

Aki Hietaharju, Tampere University Hospital, Finland

 

11:25-11:50

 


Phenotyping neuropathic pain in retroviral infection - challenges for clinical trial design

Harriet Kemp, Imperial College London, UK


11:50-11:58

 


A feasibility trial of an online Acceptance and Commitment Therapy program for people with Painful Diabetic Neuropathy 
Kitty Kioskli,
Whitney Scott, Kirsty Winkley, Emma Godfrey, Lance McCracken, King's College London, UK

 11:58-12:06
Metamizole (Dipyrone) for the Treatment of Painful Peripheral Neuropathy: Analgesic Efficacy by Interaction with TRPA1
Heleen Marynissen
, Dorien Bamps, Jan de Hoon, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium

 12:06-12:14  
Reduced neuropathic pain behavior in mice lacking the cyclic nucleotide-gated channel subunit CNGB1
Wiebke Kallenborn-Gerhardt
, Ruirui Lu, Jonas Petersen, Katharina Metzner, Miriam Kuth, Sandra Heine, Oliver Drees, Mandy Paul, Elvir Becirovic, Lea Kennel, Cathrin Flauaus, Tilman Groß, Gesine Wack, Stephan Hohmann, Domenico Del Turco, Martin Biel, Gerd Geisslinger, Stylianos Michalakis, Achim Schmidtko, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany

12:14-12:30


Discussion


12:30-13:30


 Lunch Break, Networking and Poster Viewing

13:30-15:00


Session 7:  Peripheral and Central Mechanisms
Chair: Harriet Kemp, UK

13:30-13:55
 


Does Interaction Between Sympathetic Efferents and Nociceptors Play a Role in Neuropathic Pain?

Mario Campero, Universidad de Chile


13:55-14:20

 


Imaging the Brain and Spinal Cord Response to Pain

Jonathan Brooks, University of Bristol, UK


14:20-14:45

 


What Data Supports Sex Differences in Neuropathic Pain Mechanisms in Humans?

Patrick Dougherty, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, USA

14:45-15:00


Discussion

15:00-15:30

 
Coffee Break, Networking and Poster Viewing

15:30-16:30


Session 8:  Risk Factors and Treatment
Chair: Aki Hietaharju, Finland


15:30-15:55

 


Are There Common Risk Factors for Chronic Pain?

Troels Staehelin Jensen, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark


15:55-16:20

 


How Can Digital Medicine Improve Neuropathic Back Pain?

Thomas Tölle, Technische Universität München, Germany

16:20-16:30


Discussion

16:30

Conference Closing
Nanna Brix Finnerup, Denmark I Conference Chair