Scientific Programme Committee

Chair

  • Professor Christopher Eccleston (UK), Director 'Centre for Pain Research', The University of Bath


Invited Members

  • Dr. Nadine Attal (Fra), Director 'Centre d'Evaluations er de Traitement de la Douleur', Hôpital Ambroise Paré
  • Dr. Rae Frances Bell (Nor) Head of Centre for Pain Management and Palliative Care/ Research Fellow, Regional Centre of Excellence in Palliative Care, Haukeland University Hospital
  • Professor Ulrike Bingel (Ger), Department of  Neurology, University Hospital Essen
  • Professor Isabelle Decosterd (CH), Pain Center director, University Hospital Center and University of Lausanne.
  • Professor Ananda Fernandes (PT), Coordinating Professor, Nursing School of Coimbra
  • Professor Nanna Brix Finnerup (Den) Associate Professor. Danish Pain Research Center, Aarhus University.
  • Dr Joke A Hunfeld (Ned), Senior Researcher, Psychiatry: Medical Psychology & Psychotherapy, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam,
  • Professor Eija Kalso (Fin), Signe and Ane Gyllenberg Professor of Pain Medicine and Vice Dean at the faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki.
  • Dr. Irene Kouroukli (Gre) Department of Anaesthesiology and Pain Clinic, Hippocratio General Hospital
  • Professor Barbara Przewlocka (Pol) Department of Pain Pharmacology, Institute of Pharmacology, Smêtna
  • Dr. Amanda Williams (UK) Senior Lecturer Clinical Health Psychology, University College, London.

​Ex-Officio Members

  • Dr. Christine Cedraschi (CH) Multidisciplinary Pain Centre, Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology & Division of General Medical Rehabilitation, Geneva University Hospitals and University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Professor Anthony Dickenson (UK) Professor of Neuropharmacology, University College, London.
  • Professor Thomas Graven-Nielsen (Den) Center for Sensory-Motor Interaction. Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University
  • Professor Hans G Kress (Aus) Professor and Chairman Dept. of Special Anaesthesia and Pain Therapy Medical University
  • Professor Paolo Martelletti (Ita) Department of Medical and Molecular Sciences, School of Health Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome
  • Professor Serge Perrot (Fra) Pain Center, Service de Médecine Interne et Thérapeutique, Hôtel Dieu, Université Paris Descartes, Paris, France
  • Professor Victorie Vlachova (Cze) Professor of Pain Physiology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague.
  • Dr. Chris Wells (UK) Consultant in Pain Medicine, Liverpool
  • Professor Oliver Wilder-Smith (Ned) Associate Professor for Pain and Nociception, Department of Anaesthesiology, Pain and Palliative Medicine, Radboud University Medical Centre.
  • Professor Luis Villanueva (Fra) Professor of Pain Research Inserm/Centre de Psychiatrie et Neurosciences/Université Pierre et Marie Curie