Guest Lecture Series

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The PAIN Group regularly hosts guest speakers looking to present their research projects.  If you are interested in coming as a speaker to our lab, please contact Vanda Faria at

Previous Speakers

Emi Takahashi, PhD - Boston Children's Hospital
Ellen Grant, PhD - Boston Children's Hospital
Johannes Vlaeyen, PhD - University of Leuven/Maastricht University
Fredrik Livheim - Karolinska Institute
Jurriaan Peters, MD -  Boston Children's Hospital
Christos Papadelis, PhD - Boston Children's Hospital
Volker Neugebauer, PhD - Univ of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston
Jon Levine, MD/PhD - University of California, San Francisco
Michael Costigan, PhD - Boston Children's Hospital
Elizabeth Loder, MD - Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital
Pat McCaffrey, PhD - Pain Research Forum
Frank Porreca, PhD - University of Arizona
Karen Davis, PhD - Toronto Western Research Institute
Walter Kaufmann, PhD - Boston Children's Hospital
Alex Taylor, PsyD - Boston Children's Hospital
Robert Edwards, PhD - Brigham and Women's Hospital
Vitaly Napadow, PhD - Massachusetts General Hospital
Nouchine Hadjikhani, MD/PhD - Massachusetts General Hospital
Florian Beissner, PhD - Massachusetts General Hospital
Ted Kaptchuk - Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School 
Fernando A. Barrios, PhD - Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
Larry Benowitz, PhD - Boston Children's Hospital

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