Models of experimental pain: opportunities and challenges
11 Oct 2012 - 11 Oct 2012 - London, UK
The NC3Rs, the British Pharmacological Society and the Physiological Society are hosting a joint symposium in central London on 11 October 2012 to discuss opportunities for developing new and better models of experimental pain, with reduced reliance on animal models.
The meeting will be chaired by Professor Stephen McMahon, King's College London, and confirmed speakers include:
Professor Andrew Rice, Imperial College London
Neuropathic pain: Refinement and enhancing the clinical relevance of rodent in vivo models
Dr Nick Andrews, Harvard Medical School
From reflex to voluntary assays: can we improved clinical translation of analgesics?
Dr David Borsook, Harvard Medical School
Imaging across analgesic drug development: A missing link?
Professor Paul Flecknell, Newcastle University
Pain or nociception what do our animals model?
Dr Emily Sena, University of Edinburgh
Systematic review and meta-analysis to improve animal models of pain.
Dr Nathalie Percie du Sert, NC3Rs
The ARRIVE guidelines
Dr Lynne Sneddon, University of Liverpool
Exploring the use of fish as models of nociception
Dr Sean Sweeney, University of York
Using Drosophila nociceptive responses to model sensory neuropathy
Dr Kathryn Chapman, NC3Rs
Using CRACK IT to generate new models of experimental pain
Dr Mohammed Nassar, University of Sheffield
Derivation of conditionally immortalised mouse DRG cell lines
Dr James Bisland, Pfizer Neusentis
Functional characterisation of human pluripotent stem cell derived sensory neurones