SASP annual meeting program

SASP annual meeting


Focused topics: Clinical pain research and human experimental research with reference to basic sciences

Conference topics: Musculoskeletal pain, neuropathic pain and cancer pain. Treatment of pain including non pharmacological approaches


Day 1 April 7 2014

Get together at National Institute of Occupational Health (STAMI), Gydas vei 8, Oslo


Day 2 April 8 2014

0900-0930   Conference opening (Audun Stubhaug and Cecilie Røe). Introduction to SASP (Nanna Finnerup)

0930-1010   Chronic pain- the invisible disease? Imaging studies of chronic painful processes in peripheral tissues- Magnus Peterson.

1010-1025   Break-Coffee

1025-1105   Central sensitization in relation to musculoskeletal pain- Ole K Andersen

1105-1145   Risk factors and mechanisms of persistent post-surgical pain– Julie Bruce.

1145-1225   Acute pain follow-up clinic-the Helsinki experience- Katri Hamunen

1225-1315   Lunch /exhibition

1315-1355   Three short talks by Phd students (selected from the posters)

1355-1435   Coffee and General Assembly

1435-1515   Neuropathic pain- from mechanisms to clinical diagnosis- Rolf-Detlef Treede

1515-1555   Musculoskeletal pain - assessment, mechanisms and implications-Thomas Graven                          Nielsen

1600 -1745  Poster sessions and Exhibitions

1800           Transport to Ekebergparken and Conference Dinner


Day 3 April 9 2014

0900-0940     CPRS - facts instead of myths - Frank Birklein

0940-1020     Questionnaires versus clinical examination for classification of neuropathic pain- Per Hansson

1020-1050     Guidelines to treatment of neuropathic pain- Nanna Finnerup

1050-1110      Break

1110-1130      Scandinavian Journal of Pain- Harald Breivik

1130-1215     The psychologists’s role and tools in the interdisciplinary pain clinic- Chris Eccleston

1215-1315     Lunch. Exhibition

1315-1345     Late effects in cancer survivors- mechanisms and treatment -Jon Håvard Loge

1345-1415     Spinal opioids in adult patients with cancer pain –Ulf E. Kongsgaard

1415-1445     Treatment of persistent pain and fatigue in cancer survivors

1445-1500     Closing notes