Upcoming events 2018
Save the Date! 14th February 2018 - Pain@Otago Retreat
The theme will be holding a retreat for all members in 2018. Save the date in your calendar and we will let you know details soon.
In the news
2017 Small Project awardee
PhD candidate, Sabarinath Prasad, is the successful recipient of Pain@Otago's small project award for 2017. Sabarinath's project tests the validation of a wireless device to assess EG activity in freely moving subjects. The assessing committee were impressed with the proposal and the potential for the research to extend to other members of the Pain theme. Read more about the project
"The daily grind"
The Listener Magazine, August 19, 2017
Theme member, Professor Mauro Farella talks to the Listener Magazine about Bruxism (teeth grinding) and masticatory muscle pain.
Theme member, Dr Louise Parr-Brownlie talks about her research in Chronic Pain.
From the article: 'After many years of studying Parkinson’s, researcher Dr Louise Parr-Brownlie has more recently focused on chronic pain and its effects on the structure of the brain. ‘‘I was surprised when I embarked on this research by how little was known about the changes in the brain caused by chronic pain,’’ Dr Parr-Brownlie said'
Past events 2016: Annual Meeting - Friday 25th November
Pain relief through research informed practice
Read more about the programme