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NC3Rs/BPS/PhysSoc Symposium Models of experimental pain: Opportunities and challenges Event

09:30 - 18:30
11 October 2012
Central London

Event details

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, chaired by Professor Steve McMahon (King's College London), will include sessions on the translational value of preclinical models and opportunities to use alternative approaches, poster viewing and networking opportunities. 

Confirmed speakers include:

- Professor Andrew Rice, Imperial College London, UK

- Professor Paul Flecknell, Newcastle University, UK

- Dr David Borsook, Harvard Medical School, USA

- Dr Mohammed Nassar, University of Sheffield, UK

- Dr James Bilsland, Pfizer Neusentis, UK

- Dr Nick Andrews, Harvard Medical School, USA

- Dr Emily Sena, University of Edinburgh, UK

- Dr Lynne Sneddon, University of Liverpool, UK

- Dr Sean Sweeney, University of York, UK


The meeting is free to attend, but registration is essential. For further details and to register and submit a poster abstract visit

EXTENDED DEADLINE for registration and poster abstract submission: 17 Sept 2012

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