Increased excitability of nociceptors and transition to chronic pain"

Anesthesiology Grand Rounds

Wednesday June 12, 2019 at 7:00 AM


This grand round has already taken place.


Stony Brook Medicine - Stony Brook, NY
June 12th, 2019
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours

Description

Speaker will discuss nociceptors and transition to chronic pain. 

Dates and Times

Start: 6/12/2019 7:00 AM
End: 6/12/2019 8:00 AM

Objectives

1) Pain-sensing neurons (nociceptors) and their functional properties.


2) Ion channels, transduction mechanism, and electrical activity of nociceptors.


3) How changes in the electrical activity of nociceptors following nerve injury can drive the transition from acute to chronic pain.


4) Up-regulation of T-type calcium channels and increased electrical activity of nociceptors contribute to the development of neuropathic pain following spinal cord injury.

Speakers

  • Dr. Michelino Puopolo
    • Increased excitability of nociceptors and transition to chronic pain

Location

Stony Brook Medicine
100 Nicolls Road
Level 3, Lecture Hall 5
Stony Brook, NY 11790

Accreditation

The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Give us a call
(631) 444-2094
Office of Continuing Medical Education
Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University
HSC, Level 2, Room 142
Stony Brook, New York 11794-8222