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Advancing the Neurobiology of Pain

7:30 am to 7:00 pm
Portrait of Dr. David Julius sitting at a desk

Please join the faculty and members of the University of Arizona Health Sciences Comprehensive Pain & Addiction Center (CPAC), Center of Excellence in Addiction Studies and the Department of Pharmacology in the College of Medicine – Tucson for a special symposium on “Advancing the Neurobiology of Pain."

This all-day event features a full slate of invited international researchers as well as faculty from the University of Arizona who will present their latest work on understanding mechanisms underlying pain, sex differences in pain, how pain becomes chronic and emerging therapies for treatment of chronic pain.

A highlight of the symposium will be the keynote lecture from David Julius, PhD, who received the 2021 Nobel Prize in Physiology/Medicine for his pioneering work in the molecular basis of somatosensation.

There will also be a poster session where faculty and students can interact with invited speakers. Breakfast, lunch and refreshments are included for registered attendees. A reception will follow from 6 to 7 p.m.

To request any disability-related accommodations for this event please contact the event coordinator at least three business days prior to the event.
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7:30 am to 7:00 pm
Tuesday, March 28, 2023 - 7:30am


Faculty, Students
University of Arizona Health Sciences


Tucson area
Health Sciences – Tucson
Health Sciences Innovation Building
1670 E. Drachman St., Tucson, AZ, 85721


Alex Dubois
University of Arizona Health Sciences
Office of the Senior Vice President for Health Sciences