3:00 PM–4:00 PM Saturday, February 29
We will investigate the reasons for the poor record of translation of preclinical research to new therapeutics in pain medicine.
Animal Models and Outcome Measures in Pain Research: To What Degree Can They Model Pain?
Target Identification to Novel Analgesic Discovery: Failures (and Successes) in Translation
Rigor and Reproducibility in Preclinical Investigation
- Understand fundamental elements of well-designed fundamental research.
- Become familiar with utility and limitation of the animal models used for preclinical investigation of nociception/pain.
- Review failures and successes of translation of preclinical studies in pain.