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Neural & Pain Sciences Seminar Series
Neural & Pain Sciences

Seminars are organized during the academic year at six scheduled intervals. The seminars will be held at 1 p.m. in Room 8105, unless otherwise announced. Invited speakers will present broad research topics in neuroscience and pain. For more information, contact:
Dr. Man-Kyo Chung
October 30
Sleep-Pain Interactions
Michael Smith, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology and Nursing, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University
October 16
JHU/UMB Pain Workshop
Radi Masri, DDS, PhD, Associate Professor (UMB) & Post-doctoral Fellows:  Orion Furmanksi (JHU), Yu-Xia Chu (UMB) and Yushin Kim,(JHU) 
September 26
How pain qualities lead to a diagnosis and offer clues to future therapies
Dr. Andrew H. Ahn, Assistant Professor of Neurology, University of Florida
March 28
Visceral Pain - from the periphery to the brain
Dr. Pankaj Pasricha, Professor and Director, Center for Mobility Disorders and Digestive Diseases, Johns Hopkins University
March 13JHU/UMB Pain WorkshopDrs. Ke Ren (UMB) and Ruixin Zhang (JHU) & Post-doctoral Fellows, Lingli Liang (JHU) and Anne-Christine Schmid (JHU)
February 28
Identification of long non-coding RNAs and their function in neuropathic pain
Dr. Tao Yuan-Xiang, Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Johns Hopkins University


2012 Seminar Series

December 13Endogenous Cannabinoids and
the Pursuit of Reward
Dr. Joseph Cheer, Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology,
University of Maryland, Balitmore
November 15Gene Pathway Analysis of
Complex Pain Conditions
Dr. Luda Diatchenko, Center for Neurosensory Disorders,
University of North Carolina
October 31JHU/UMB Pain WorkshopDrs. Yun Guan (JHU), Mirian Kollarik (JHU) and Richard Traub (UMB)
& Timothy Meeker, Graduate Student (UMB)
October 4Through Thick & Thin: The Impact & Implicactions of the Migraine-Obesity AssociationDr. Barbara Lee Peterlin, Department of Neurology, School of Medicine,
Johns Hopkins University
June 7Models of muscle pain: transmitting the messageDr. Kathleen Sluka, University of Iowa
May 31Pain and PlaceboDr. Luana Colloca, Department of Bioethics, National Institutes of Healh,
March 29Primary Afferents Mediating Itch SensationDr. Matthias Ringkamp, Department of Neurosurgery,
Johns Hopkins University