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Journal Club meeting March 25, 2014

Time: 11:30 a.m. -1:00 p.m. Location: Dental Sciences Building, Room D7-11 Over the past decade our understanding of pain mechanisms has moved from the study of systems to an appreciation of the cellular and molecular mechanisms contributing to the onset and maintenance of acute and chronic pain. Micro RNAs and…

Journal Club meeting March 11, 2014

Time: 11:30 a.m. -1:00 p.m. Location: Dental Sciences Building, Room D7-11 Pain invulnerability is an important consideration when examining the transition from acute to chronic pain. What differentiates the 90% of people who recover from an acute episode of low back pain from the 10% who don’t recover and develop…

Pain Connections Meeting March 6, 2014

Our first Pain Connections of the New Year will be held on Thursday March 6th at Napolitano’s Italian Restaurant (606 NW 75th Street/Tower Road, Gainesville). I look forward to seeing everyone to kick off our 12th year of Pain Connections!! As in the past the goal of our meeting continues…

Journal Club meeting February 25, 2014

Time: 11:30 a.m. -1:00 p.m. Location: Dental Sciences Building, Room D7-11 Peer review has historically been criticized for its inequities and failure to provide a rationale explanation for its failures. Over the years there have been numerous panels, commissions, and committees charged with coming up with a different system or…

Journal Club meeting February 11, 2014

Time: 11:30 a.m. -1:00 p.m. Location: Dental Sciences Building, Room D7-11 We have all heard the saying that “we are what we eat”. Well now we have a more specific version which goes something like “we feel how we eat”. This area of study as it relates to pain management…

Journal Club meeting January 28, 2014

Time: 11:30 a.m. -1:00 p.m. Location: Dental Sciences Building, Room D7-11 One of the staples in the battle to treat acute and chronic pain is the use of opiates. These drugs have a long history of success in the treatment of a variety of pain conditions. This is not…

Journal Club meeting January 14, 2014

Time: 11:30 a.m. -1:00 p.m. Location: Dental Sciences Building, Room D7-11 Over the past decade we have come to appreciate the sensation of pain as a complex sensory experience with multiple dimensions. During this time our knowledge about pain has exploded and it is safe to say that we know…

Pain Connections Meeting December 5, 2013

The December 5 meeting of Pain Connections will be held at Napolatano’s Italian Restaurant (606 NW 75th Street/Tower Road, Gainesville). At the December meeting the speaker will be Dr. Irene Estores who is the Medical Director of the UFHealth Integrative Medicine Program. Dr. Estores is a fellowship-trained Integrative Medicine physician,…