Blaustein Pain Grand Rounds

The conferences are held on Fridays at noon EST. Due to COVID-19, all conferences are virtual via Zoom:

  • Meeting ID: 956 9380 9228
  • Passcode: 104095

View past presentations by year.

Date Lecturer Presentation
9/1/2023 No Conference
9/8/2023 Yun Guan, M.D., Ph.D.
“Targeting GPCRs on Primary Sensory Neurons for Effective and Safe Pain Control”
9/15/2023 Anna Woodbury, M.D., MSCR, C.Ac
Emory University
“Do Your Ears Hang Low? Auricular Neuromodulation for Pain and Co-Morbid Symptoms"
9/22/2023 Michael Jankowski, Ph.D.
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati’s Children’s Hospital 
"Neuroimmune communication in pediatric pain”
9/29/2023 Lynn Webster, M.D.
Center for U.S. Policy
“Opioids 2023: Guidelines and Myths In Treating Chronic Pain”
10/6/2023 David Seminowicz, Ph.D.
Western University, Toronto
“A Novel Cortical Biomarker Signature for Predicting Pain Sensitivity”
10/13/2023 Sami Tuffaha, M.D.
“Contemporary surgical approaches to treat and prevent painful neuromas”
10/20/2023 Eric Wang, M.D.
“From 'Versus' to 'And': Connecting the Management of Acute and Chronic Pain through a Mechanistic Perspective” 
Yian Chen, M.D.
University of Washington             
"Bridging the Divide: A 'Chronic Pain' Perspective on Perioperative Pain Care" 
10/27/2023 Patrick Myers, B.S., M.B.A.
“VPL Thalamus Responses to Peripheral Nerve Stimulation in Naive and Spinal Nerve Injured Rats”
11/3/2023 Nicole Hemmenway, Ph.D., CEO
US Pain Foundation
“Perspectives on Patient Advocacy, Discussion with Nicole Hemmenway, CEO, US Pain Foundation” 
11/10/2023 Joao P. De Aquino, M.D.
Yale University
“Developing Novel Therapeutics to Relieve Pain Among Persons with Opioid Use Disorder: A Translational Approach”
11/17/2023 Thomas Smith, M.D. FACP FASCO FAAHPM
“Neuromodulation with Scrambler Therapy”
11/24/2023 No Conference
12/01/2023 Scientific Advisory Board Panel Discussion
“Tips on How To Write A Blaustein Grant”
12/08/2023 Panelist 1: Beth Darnal, Ph.D., Stanford University
Panelist 2: Yoni Ashar, Ph.D., University of Colorado
Panelist 3: Mark Lumley, Ph.D., Wayne State University  
"Cutting-Edge Psychological Approaches to Pain Treatment”
Panel 1: “Empowered Relief”
Panel 2: “Pain Reprocessing Theory”
Panel 3: “Emotional Awareness and Expression Therapy"
12/15/2023 Beth Hogans, M.D., Ph.D. “De Finibus Dolorum: The Promise of Large-Scale Analytics Applied to Clinical Pain Data"
12/22/2023 No Conference
12/29/2023 No Conference

Past Presentations