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Blaustein Pain Grand Rounds

Past Presentations

9/5/2014Zhigang D. Luo, M.D., Ph.D.
Modality-specific Pain Modulation through Maladaptive Gene Dysregulation Post Injury
9/12/2014 Mark Bicket, M.D.Epidural Steroid Injections: a Potent Placebo or Procedure to Prevent Surgery?
9/19/2014Zhe Li and Pang-Yen, Ph.D.Positive Allosteric Modulators of Human MrgX1 Receptor Inhibit Chronic Pain
Traci Speed, M.D.The Psychiatrist's Role in Managing Chronic Pain
Deepika Darbari, M.D.
Pain in Sickle Cell Disease: Emerging Concepts
10/10/2014Darius Rastegar, M.D.Office-based Buprenorphine: The First Decade
10/17/2014Adam Hirsh, Ph.D.Using Virtual Human Technologies to Understand and Inform Pain Judgments
10/24/2014Quinn Hogan, M.D.Neuropathic Pain: Sensory Neuron Calcium and Novel Therapeutic Approaches
10/31/2014B. Duncan Lascelles, B.V.Sc., Ph.D.Facilitating Tranlsation in Pain Research: Untapped Opportunities Revealed
11/7/2014Richard Skolasky Jr., Sc,D,Functional Recovery in Lumbar Spine Surgery: Understanding Patient Activation and Engagement
11/14/2014Flavia Mancini, Ph.D.Where Does It Hurt? Spacial Processing of Nociceptive Input
12/5/2014Fei Yang, Ph.D. 
12/12/2014Armen Akopian, Ph.D. 
1/9/2015Kelly Dunn, Ph.D.Comorbid Pain and Opioid Dependence
1/16/2015Shaoqiu He, Ph.D.MrgC-Mediated Pain Inhibition and Mechanisms
Donlin M. Long, M.D., Ph.D.Low Back Pain: The Problem is Pain, the Most Ignored and Misunderstood
Larry Egbert, M.D.
Definition of Intolerable and Untreatable Pain
2/13/2015 Myron Yaster, M.D., Ph.D.and Benjamin Lee, M.D.
What We've Learned from the Pediatric Outpatient Prescription Writer Program: An Ongoing Six Sigma Project
Michael Erdek, M.D.Intrathecal Analgesia for Chronic Refractory Pain
3/6/2015Bryt Christensen, M.D.
History, Pharmacology and Use of Local Anesthetics and Steroids in the Treatment of Arthritis: Are We Adding to the Problem?
Richard P.Marvel, M.D.
Evaluation and Management of Pudendal Neuralgia
3/20/2015Julie Waldfogel, Pharm.D.Multidisciplinary Pain Treatment in Cancer
3/27/2015Thom Park, Ph.D.Blind, Naked, and Feeling No Pain: The Unusual Neurobiology of the Naked Mole Rat
Zachary Boomsaad, M.D.
Intractable Cancer Pain: A Novel Approach
Jia Bei Wang, M.D., Ph.D.
Opioid Receptor Research
4/24/2015Mary M. Heinricher, Ph.D.How the Brain Controls Pain: A Circuit Analysis
Qiufu Ma, Ph.D.
Identification of Spinal Circuits, Transmitting and Gating Mechanical Pain
5/29/2015Colin Rock, M.D. and Mark Bilezikjian, M.D.Analgesic Evidence in Chronic Pancreatitis and Platelet Rich Plasma
6/5/2015Trinadha Pilla, M.D.Stem Cell Therapy in Pain Medicine
6/12/2015Donna Hammond, Ph.D.TBD
6/19/2015Glen Treisman, Ph.D.TBD
9/18/2015Gilbert Fanciullo, M.D.Medical Cannabis
9/25/2015Chris Oakley, M.D.Pediatric Migraine (brought to you by the letter “T”): There is more to treatment than Tylenol and Topamax
10/2/2015Colleen Barry, Ph.D., M.P.P.Understanding Americans’ Views on Opioid Pain Reliever Abuse

Panelists: James N. Campbell, M.D., Srinivasa Raja, M.D., Steven Cohen, M.D., Jennifer Haythornthwaite, Ph.D. and Donlin Long, M.D.

Panel Discussion: The Use of Opioids in the Treatment of Chronic Pain II
10/16/2015Simon Haroutounian, Ph.D.Developing Mechanism-based Treatment Approaches in Neuropathic Pain: The Roles of Peripheral Sensory Input and Central Nociceptive Processing
10/23/2015Mei-Chuan Ko, Ph.D.Spinal Ligand-receptor Systems for Regulating Pain and Itch
10/30/2015Chris Winfree, M.D.High Requency Stimulation
11/6/2015Steve Wegener, Ph.D.Interventions to Prevent Chronic Low Back Pain in High Risk Patients: A multi-site Pragmatic RCT
11/13/2015Kristen Archer, Ph.D.Cognitive-behavioral based physical therapy (CBPT): Improving Surgical Spine Outcomes
11/20/2015Mike Saulino, M.D.Intrathecal Therapy
12/4/2015Michael Lim, M.D.
Surgical Treatments for Trigeminal Neuralgia
12/11/2015Steve Bruehl, Ph.D.Can We Predict Responses to Opioid Analgesics?
12/18/2015J. Greg Hobelmann, M.D.History of Opioids
1/8/2016Ken Hargreaves, D.D.S., Ph.D.Fat in the Fire:The Role of Oxidized Lipids as TRPV1 Agonists
1/22/2016Conference cancelled 
1/29/2016Fred Luthardt, M.A.The IRB and Human Subjects Research: An Orientation for Pain Researchers
2/5/2016Mark Hughes, Ph.D.Helper or Healer or Both: Responding to Requests for PAS/PAD/AID
2/12/2016Gene Fridman, Ph.D.
Spinal Direct Current Stimulation: A Novel Approach for Neuropathic Pain Inhibition
2/19/2016James N. Campbell, M.D.Foot Pain: An Underappreciated Model of Neuropathic Pain
2/26/2016Myron Yaster, M.D.Non-Medical Use of Prescription Opioids: An Epidemic Spawned by Us
3/4/2016Conference cancelled 
3/11/2016Susruta Majumdar, Ph.D.Novel Pharmacology of a Plant-derived Opioid: Analgesia Without the Anticipated Adverse Effect
3/18/2016Nichole EmersonThe Brain and Body: Investigating Neural and Physical Correlates of Inter-individual Differences in Pain Sensitivity
3/11/2016Susruta Majumdar, Ph.D.Novel Pharmacology of a Plant-derived Opioid: Analgesia Without the Anticipated Adverse Effect
3/18/2016Nichole Emerson
The Brain and Body: Investigating Neural and Physical Correlates of Inter-individual Differences in Pain Sensitivity
4/1/2016Conference cancelled 
Sandy Christiansen, M.D. and Tina Doshi, M.D.
Acupuncture and Complementary Medicine
4/15/2016Gil Yosipovitch, M.D.
The Misery of Chronic Itch and the Joy of Scratch
4/22/2016Senna Ajit, Ph.D.Circulating miRNAs as Signaling Molecules and Biomarkers for Pain
4/29/2016Richard Nahin, Ph.D., M.P.H.Pain Status in Veterans vs. Non-Veterans
5/6/2016Tony Yaksh, M.D.Botulinum Toxins: Uptake, Transport and Pain Processing
5/13/2016Robert Lehn, M.D. and Zafeer Baber, M.D.New Technology for Spinal Cord Stimulation
5/20/2016Fletcher White, Ph.D.
The Role of Neuronal Toll-like Receptor 4 in Opioid-induced Hyperalgesia (OIH) and Chemotherapy-induced Peripheral Neuropathy (CIPN)
6/3/2016Michael Clark, M.D.Chronic Pain and Psychiatry
6/10/2016Jennifer Haythornthwaite, Ph.D.Pain: An Interactive Discussion with Medical Students
9/9/2016Mike Caterina, M.D., Ph.D.; Jim Campbell, M.D.; Tina Doshi, M.D.; Xinzhong Dong, Ph.D. and Fengquan Zhou, Ph.D.Panel Discussion: Relating Nerve Injury, Nerve Regeneration and Neuropathic Pain
9/15/16Bradley Taylor, Ph.D.Compensatory Opiate and NPY Receptor Mechanisms Silence Chronic Pain within a Latent State of Remission and Dependence
9/23/2016Frederick Luthardt, Ph.D.Study Monitoring: Maximizing Oversight to Minimize Oversights
9/30/2016Suzanne Nesbit, Pharm.D. and Roberta Norris, B.S.N.Development and Implementation of a Neuroscience Pain Resource Team
10/7/2016Robert Bonakdar, M.D.Transforming Pain Care: The Role of Integrative Medicine
10/14/2016Shaness Grenald, Ph.D.
Synergistic Interaction between Opioids and Cannabinoids for Pain Relief
10/21/2016Zhonghui Guan, Ph.D.How Does Peripheral Nerve Injury Activate Microglia in Spinal Cord?
10/28/2016Donlin Long, M.D.Symptomatic Tarlov Cysts and Related Cystic Abnormalities of theSpine: A Story of Forgotten Disease, Unsupported Opinion and Ignorance of the Literature
11/4/2016Richard North, M.D.
New Technology in Spinal Cord Stimulation
11/11/2016Frank Bosmans, Ph.D.A Spider Toxin Implicates Nav 1.1 in Mechanical Pain
12/9/2016Luana Colloca, Ph.D.Placebo and Nocebo Effects: An Overview of the Psychophysiological Mechanisms
1/6/2017Joel Greenspan, Ph.D.Chronic Orofacial Pain in America: Insights from the OPPERA Study
1/20/2017Yuanxiang Tao, M.D.Epigenic Mechanisms of Neuropathic Pain
1/27/2017Anthony Schwartz, D.D.S.Trigeminal Neuropathies from the Dentist's Clinical Perspective
2/3/2017James N. Campbell, M.D.What's on the Horizon for Intrathecal Drug Development for Pain?
2/10/2017Asaf Keller, Ph.D.The Parabrachial Complex: A Nexus of Ascending and Descending Pain Systems
2/17/2017Sridevi Sarma, Ph.D. and Yun Guan, M.D., Ph.D.Neuromodulation: Computer Model and Biological
2/24/2017James Ficke, M.D.Post-traumatic Pain in Foot and Ankle
3/3/2017Scheffer Tseng, M.D., Ph.D.Platform Technology Based on HC-HA/PTX3 to Promote Regenerative Healing: Science Pointing to a Cure for Pain
3/10/2017Tina Doshi, M.D.Immune Therapies for Neuropathic Pain
3/24/2017Chris D'adamo, Ph.D.Integrative Medicine and Pain Management: Evidence and Practical Applications
3/31/2017Bethany Remeniuk, Ph.D.The Effects of Sleep Disturbance on Mesolimbic Reward System Function During Positive Affective Analgesia and Pain Offset
4/7/2017Michael Smith, Ph.D.Toward Mechanisms of Sleep Disruption Hyperalgesia
4/21/2017Noah Godwin, M.D. and Indy Wilinson, M.D.Stem Cell Therapy for Pain and Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection
4/28/2017Claudia Campbell, Ph.D.Risk Factors for Chronic Postsurgical Pain
5/5/2017Bengt Linderoth, M.D.Spinal Stimulation for Pain: From the Gate-Control Concept and Beyond
5/12/2017Judy Turner, M.D.Cognitive-Behavioral Treatments for Chronic Pain: Recent Innovations, New Insights, and Future Directions
5/19/2017Julius Birnbaum, M.D.Neuropathic Pain in Sjogren's Syndrome and other Rheumatic Syndromes
6/2/2017Mark Bicket, M.D.The Over-supply of Prescription Opioids After Surgery
6/9/2017Joseph Stauffer, D.O., M.B.A.Uremic Pruritis, Post-op Pain and Osteoarthritis
6/16/2017Jennifer Haythornthwaite, Ph..D.Ethics Panel with Medical Students
6/23/2017Janelle Snoddy, M.D. and Youmna DiStefano, M.D.Goal-directed Therapy with Intrathecal Baclofen and in Spinal Cord Injury: Current Fundamentals and Future Developments

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