All sessions will take place at The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine Auditorium located at 10 Discovery Drive, Farmington, Connecticut. Listed below is the schedule for the conference:
November 30, 2017
|7:00 AM–8:00 AM||Check-In (Continental breakfast)|
|8:00 AM–8:10 AM||Introductory Remarks|
|8:10 AM–9:00 AM||Robert Sorge, PhD, University of Alabama-Birmingham
"Diet and Pain: Interactions and Interventions"
|9:00 AM–9:30 AM||Angela Starkweather, PhD, RN, ACNP-BC, CNRN, FAAN, University of Connecticut School of Nursing
"Risk Factors of the Transition from Acute to Chronic Low Back Pain"
|9:30 AM–10:00 AM||Erin Young, PhD, University of Connecticut School of Nursing
"Precision Healthcare for Abdominal Pain: Identifying novel targets to address pain at the source"
|10:00 AM–10:30 AM||Coffee Break|
|10:30 AM–11:20 AM||William Maixner, DDS, PhD, Duke University
"Advances in Translational Medicine: New Targets and New Ways of Diagnosing and Caring for the Complex Pain Patient"
|11:20 AM–11:50 AM||William T. Zempsky, MD, MPH, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center
"Chronic Pain in Sickle Cell Disease: From Bedside to Bench"
|11:50 AM–1:00 PM||Lunch (Provided)|
|1:00 PM–1:50 PM||Luda Diatchenko, MD, PhD, McGill University
"In a search for a pain gene"
|1:50 PM–2:20 PM||Kyle M. Baumbauer, PhD, University of Connecticut School of Nursing
"Transcriptional profiling of individual sensory neurons reveals high priority candidate genes underlying pain following spinal cord injury"
|2:20 PM–2:50 PM||Coffee Break|
|2:50 PM–3:40 PM||Robert Kerns, PhD, Yale University
"Integrated precision chronic pain management: Ready or not?"
|3:40 PM–4:30 PM||Theodore Price, PhD, University of Texas-Dallas
"Mechanisms governing the transition to chronic pain"