Invited Talks

  • 2015.04.27 Longitudinal neuroimaging studies of chronic low back pain, burning mouth syndrome, and migraine. Grand Rounds, Sinai Hospital of Baltimore.

  • 2014.12.05 Brain changes associated with ongoing pain, development of chronic pain, and interventions: neuroimaging studies in humans and rodents. NIDA, Baltimore.

  • 2014.09.26 Brain changes associated with ongoing pain, development of chronic pain, and interventions: neuroimaging studies in humans and rodents. Dusquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA. 

  • 2014.05.21 Longitudinal MRI studies in rats: mechanisms of ongoing pain and development of chronic pain. World Pharma Congress. Boston, MA.

  • 2014.04.15 Is brain plasticity in chronic pain clinically meaningful? University Medical Center, University of Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands.

  • 2013.11.01 Imaging how brain resting state activity changes with ongoing pain, development of chronic pain, and interventions. Blaustein Pain Conference, Johns Hopkins Neurology and Neurosurgery.

  • 2013.02.19 Brain imaging of "spontaneous" pain: fMRI in humans and rats. NIH Special interest group on pain. NIH campus, Bethesda, MD.

  • 2012.05.25 Brain mechanisms of the cognitive, sensory and emotional sides of chronic pain. Canadian Physiotherapy Association Annual National Congress, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

  • 2012.05.19 Treating pain changes the brain: evidence from functional and structural MRI. American Pain Society Annual Meeting, Honolulu, HI

  • 2012.05.17 Neuroimaging in rodents to assess brain changes associated with the onset and maintenance of chronic pain. American Pain Society Annual Meeting, Honolulu, HI

  • 2011.08.16 Brain mechanisms of the cognitive, sensory and emotional sides of chronic pain. NICoE, Bethesda, MD

  • 2011.06.03 Rodent behavioral testing and rodent brain imaging. New York Academy of Sciences, Chronic Inflammatory and Neuropathic Pain, New York, NY

  • 2011.04.11 Effective treatment of chronic low back pain reverses abnormal brain anatomy and function. Canadian Pain Society Annual Meeting, Niagara Falls, Ontario

  • 2011.03.04 Brain Mechanisms of pain: neuroimaging in rats and humans. Blaustein Pain Conference, Johns Hopkins Neurology and Neurosurgery, Baltimore, MD

  • 2009.08.10 Effects of pain on rodent and human brains: evidence from functional and structural MRI, Center for Neurobiology of Stress, UCLA

  • 2009.05.20 Emotion, cognition, and pain: functional and structural MRI studies in rats and humans. Department of Neural and Pain Sciences, University of Maryland School of Dentistry

  • 2009.03.31 L’expérience de la douleur: les effets possibles du vieillissement. Centre de recherche de l'Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal (CRIUGM), Canada

  • 2009.03.23 The cognitive and emotional sides of pain. Grand Rounds, Wasser Pain Management Centre, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada

  • 2009.03.05 The cognitive and emotional sides of pain. Psychiatry Grand Rounds, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT

  • 2008.09.22 Does chronic pain change the structure and function of brain networks?, Special Interest Meeting: Symptom Perception and Interest Behaviour, Bellem, Belgium

  • 2008.06.20 Why does pain change the brain? Research in humans and rodents, Quebec Network of Junior Pain Investigators, Second Annual Conference, Sherbrooke, Canada

  • 2008.01.17 Pain’s close connection with cognition, Alpine Brain Imaging Meeting, Champéry, Switzerland.

  • 2007.12.09 Does pain change the brain? Evidence from humans and rodents, Astra-Zeneca/McGill Centre for Research on Pain Third scientific meeting. Montreal, Canada

  • 2007.11.15 Pain networks and the brain. McMaster University, Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Pain Research and Care, Hamilton, Canada

  • 2007.03.13 Network analysis for fMRI: partial least squares and more, Université de Montréal, connectivity working group, Montreal, Canada

  • 2007.07.12 Comparison of voxel based morphometry and cortical thickness analysis, Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal, Montreal, Canada