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Editor-in-Chief, PAIN Reports

David Yarnitsky, MD
Department of Neurology, Rambam Health Care Campus
Laboratory of Clinical Neurophysiology, Technion Faculty of Medicine
Haifa, Israel
[email protected]

Section Editors

Nadine Attal, MD, PhD
Professor, Director of the Pain Evaluation and Treatment Centre of Hôpital Ambroise Paré
Boulogne-Billancourt, France

Claudia Campbell, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Department of Neurosurgery
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Steven P. Cohen, MD
Professor of Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine, Neurology, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Baltimore, MD

Karen Davis, PhD
Senior Scientist, Krembil Research Institute
Scientific Division Head, Research
Krembil Research Institute Professor, Department of Surgery
Professor, Institute of Medical Science
University of Toronto
Toronto, Canada

Greg Dussor, PhD
Associate Professor, Behavioral and Brain Sciences
The University of Texas at Dallas
Richardson, Texas, USA

G. Allen Finley, MD, FRCPC, FAAP
Professor of Anesthesia and Psychology, Dalhousie University
Dr. Stewart Wenning Chair in Pediatric Pain Management
Director, Centre for Pediatric Pain Research, IWK Health Centre
Halifax, Canada

Andrea Truini, MD, PhD
Neurologist, Sapienza University
Rome, Italy

Nurcan Üçeyler, MD
Professor, Department of Neurology
University Hospital of Würzburg
Würzburg, Germany

Ajay D. Wasan, MD, MSc
Professor of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine and Psychiatry
Vice Chair for Pain Medicine
Co-Director, Center for Innovation in Pain Care
University of Pittsburg,
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Editorial Board

Michel Barrot, PhD
Research Director at Institut des Neurosciences Cellulaires et Intégratives
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
Strasbourg, France

David Bennett, PhD
Professor of Neurology and Neurobiology University of Oxford, Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences
John Radcliffe Hospital
Oxford, UK

Michael Bennett, MD, FRCP, FFPMRCA
St. Gemma’s Professor of Palliative Medicine, Leeds Institute of Health Sciences
Director of the Academic Unit of Palliative Care
University of Leeds
Leeds, UK

Christine Chambers, PhD
Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Psychology & Neuroscience
Dalhousie University Halifax
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Daniel Ciampi de Andrade, PhD
Department of Neurology
University of São Paulo
São Paulo, Brazil

Luana Colloca, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, PTSS and Department of Anesthesiology
University of Maryland School of Nursing
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Felicia Cox, FRCN
Lead nurse and head of pain services, Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust
Chair of the Royal College of Nursing Pain and Palliative Care Forum
Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust
London, UK

Geert Crombez, PhD
Professor of Health Psychology
Department of Experimental-Health Psychology
Ghent University
Ghent, Belgium

Patrick M. Dougherty, PhD
Professor, Department of Pain Medicine, Division of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas
with Dual/Joint/Adjunct Appointment as Professor, The University of Texas at Houston Health Science Center
Houston, Texas, USA

Herta Flor, PhD
Scientific Director, Department of Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience, Central Institute of Mental Health
Professor of Neuropsychology and Clinical Psychology
Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University,
Heidelberg, Germany

Roy L. Freeman, MD
Professor of Neurology
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Robert Gereau, PhD
Professor, Anesthesiology and Neuroscience, Neurosciences Program and Molecular Cell Biology Program, Division of Biomedical Sciences
Washington University in St. Louis
St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Maria Adele Giamberardino, MD
Professor of Internal Medicine
Department of Medicine and Science of Aging
University of Chieti
Chieti, Italy

Deb Gordon, RN, DNP, FAAN
Teaching Associate, Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine
University of Washington Medical Center
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington, USA

Michal Granot, RN, PhD
Associate Professor
Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences
Department of Nursing
University of Haifa
Haifa, Israel

Yelena Granovsky, PhD
Associate Professor
Laboratory of Clinical Neurophysiology
Technion Faculty of Medicine
Rambam Medical Center
Haifa, Israel

Simon Haroutounian, M.Sc.Pharm, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
Washington University School of Medicine
Chief of Clinical Pain Research, Washington University Pain Center
St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Andreas Kopf, MD
Department of Anaesthesiology & Intensive Care
Charite Medical University
Berlin, Germany

Jeffrey S. Mogil, PhD
Professor, Canada Research Chair in Genetics of Pain (Tier I)
E. P. Taylor Chair in Pain Studies
Director, Pain Genetics Lab
McGill University
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Volker Neugebauer , MD, PhD
Director, Center of Excellence for Translational Neuroscience and Therapeutics;Professor and Chair, Pharmacology and Neuroscience; Giles C. McCrary Endowed Chair in Addiction Medicine
Texas Tech University School of Medicine
Lubbock, Texas, USA

Michael Nicholas, PhD
Director, Pain Education & Pain Management Programs
The University of Sydney, Pain Management Research Institute
Faculty of Medicine and Health
Sydney, Australia

Koichi Noguchi, MD, PhD
Professor and Chair
Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience
Hyogo College of Medicine
Hyogo, Japan

Serge Perrot, MD, PhD
Head of Pain Center
Cochin-Hotel Dieu Hospital
Professor, Clinical Pharmacology
Paris Descartes University, INSERM Research Unit 987
Paris, France

M.R. Rajagopal, MD
Chairman, Pallium India
Director of Trivandrum Institute of Palliative Sciences
Kerala, India

Professor of Pain Research
Department of Surgery and Cancer
Imperial College
London, UK

Hans-Georg Schaible, MD
Director, Jena University Hospital
Department of Physiology
University of Jena
Jena, Germany

Xue-Jun Song, MD, PhD
Professor, Senior Scientist
Director of Section of Basic Science Research
Associate Director of Parker Research Institute
Dallas, Texas, USA

Michele Sterling, PhD, MPhty, BPhty, Grad Dip Manip Physio, FACP
Director of the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Recovery Following Road Traffic Injuries
Associate Director of RECOVER Injury Research Professor, Centre of Musculoskeletal Research and the School of Allied Health
NHMRC Senior Research Fellow
Griffith University
South East Queensland, Australia

Rolf-Detlef Treede, PhD
Chair of Neurophysiology
Managing Director of the Center for Biomedicine and Medical Technology Mannheim
Heidelberg University
Heidelberg, Germany

Takahiro Ushida, MD, PhD
Professor, School of Medicine
Aichi Medical University
Aichi, Japan

Ramani Vijayan, MBBS, FRCA, FANZCA
Professor and Senior Consultant in the Department of Anaesthesiology, University Malaya Medical Centre, Anaesthesiology University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Kris Vissers, MD, PhD
Professor in Pain and Palliative Medicine
Chairman of the Radboud Expertise Center of Pain and Palliative Medicine
Chair of the Acute Pain Care Improvement Program
Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre
Nijmegen, Netherlands

Irit Weissman-Fogel, PhD
Associate Professor
Physiotherapy Section
Faculty of Welfare and Health Studies
University of Haifa
Haifa, Israel

Nadine Attal, MD, PhD is Professor of Therapeutics and Pain Medicine at the University Versailles Saint Quentin, France and responsible for the Center of Evaluation and Treatment of Pain in Ambroise Paré Hospital, Boulogne-Billancourt. She is Associate Director of the INSERM U 987 Research Unit on Pain (directed by Didier Bouhassira), member of the Council of the International Association for the Study of Pain, of the scientific committee of the European Academy of Neurology and section editor of the journal, Pain Reports. Dr. Attal's research activity focuses on neuropathic pain and pain management. She has coordinated several international guidelines on neuropathic pain assessment or treatment and has authored 140 peer-reviewed papers in high impact factor journals such as Brain, Neurology, Lancet Neurology, PAIN (H index 50). Dr. Attal has given several plenary lectures at international pain congresses including the World Cngress on Pain and the Edmond Charlton hononary lecture at the last International Congress on Neuropathic Pain (NeuPSIG). She received several prizes and awards including a biology price from the Académie des Sciences and was promoted knight of the Legion of Honor (Chevalier de la légion d'honneur) in 2016.

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Claudia Campbell, PhD is an Associate Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Director of the Psychophysical Pain Testing Program at Johns Hopkins University. She has a broad and integrated line of research investigating the mechanisms underpinning individual differences, psychosocial, and behavioral factors influencing pain sensitivity and clinical pain. Dr. Campbell's interests include how psychosocial/behavioral factors, that are common among people suffering from chronic pain (e.g., depression, catastrophizing, and sleep disturbance), confer heightened risk for the development and maintenance of persistent pain and influence pain-related outcomes and treatment response.

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Steven P. Cohen, MD is Professor of Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine, Neurology, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. He is also Chief of Pain Medicine at Johns Hopkins and Director of Pain Operations. Dr. Cohen has published over 350 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters in journals such as Lancet, JAMA, BMJ, CMAJ, and Cecil Textbook of Medicine. He has served as Chair for multiple international committees and meetings and is one of the leading researchers on spine pain and traumatic injuries in the world. In addition to his academic work, Dr. Cohen is a retired Colonel in the U.S. Army.

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Karen Davis, PhD is a senior scientist at the Krembil Brain Institute and professor at the University of Toronto. She pioneered electrophysiological and brain imaging approaches to investigate acute and pain, and is active in neuroethics, created a graduate student oath, chaired the IASP presidential task force on the use of brain imaging to diagnosis pain, and co-editor of Pain Neuroethics and Bioethics. Dr. Davis served on IASP council, was a Mayday Fellow, was inducted into the Johns Hopkins Society of Scholars, Canadian Academy of Health Sciences, and the Royal Society of Canada, and is currently President of the Canadian Pain Society.

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Gregory Dussor, PhD is an Associate Professor and Eugene McDermott Endowed Fellow in Neuroscience at the University of Texas at Dallas. He received a PhD in Pharmacology at The University of Texas Health Science Center, did postdoctoral training at The Oregon Health & Science University, and was faculty at the University of Arizona in Tucson. Dr. Dussor has published over 90 peer-reviewed research articles, he is on the editorial boards of Pain, Pain Reports, Molecular Pain, Headache, the Journal of Headache and Pain, the Journal of Neuroscience, and is on the Medical Advisory Board of the Migraine Research Foundation.

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G. Allen Finley, MD, FRCPC, FAAP is a pediatric anesthesiologist who has worked for 30 years in pain research and management. He is Professor of Anesthesia, Pain Management, & Perioperative Medicine at Dalhousie University, and is cross-appointed as Professor of Psychology & Neuroscience. He also holds the inaugural Dr. Stewart Wenning Chair in Pediatric Pain Management at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax and is Director of the Centre for Pediatric Pain Research. He has published over 140 papers in peer-reviewed journals and has lectured widely, with more than 300 invited presentations on six continents. He started the PEDIATRIC-PAIN e-mail discussion list in 1993, bringing together pain researchers and clinicians from over 40 countries. His own research and educational projects have taken him to Jordan, Thailand, China, Brazil, and elsewhere, with a primary focus on pain service development and advocacy for improved pain care for children around the world. To facilitate that, he is co-founder and Board Chair of the ChildKind International Initiative ( From 2016-2020 he served as Treasurer on the Executive Board of the International Association for the Study of Pain, an exciting opportunity to be part of the promotion of pain science and pain care around the world. His current research work includes collaborations with colleagues at Dalhousie, U. of Ottawa, and elsewhere, including as co-PI of the CIHR SPOR Chronic Pain Network and SKIP (Solutions for Kids in Pain – Hub Lead for Atlantic Canada.

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Andrea Truini, MD, PhD is a neurologist working in the neuromuscular disease unit at Sapienza University, Rome, Italy. His clinical activity is mostly dedicated to peripheral nerve diseases and chronic pain management. His scientific activity is completely devoted to neuropathic pain and diagnostic tests evaluation of nociceptive system in humans.

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Nurcan Üçeyler, Prof.Dr., is a Neurologist and Neuroscientist at the Department of Neurology, University of Würzburg, Germany, where she holds a Heisenberg-Professorship for Translational Somatosensorics. Her research field is the pathophysiology of neuropathic pain, small fiber pathology, and neuropathies. Together with her team, Prof. Üçeyler combines clinical and basic science research using advanced clinical, in vivo, and in vitro models to investigate pain and neuropathy conditions such as small fiber neuropathy, fibromyalgia, and genetic pain syndromes.​

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Ajay Wasan, MD has a history of leadership accomplishments in the field, such as being President of the American Academy of Pain Medicine and Co-Director of the Center for Innovation in Pain Care at the University Pittsburgh. He has diverse research interests and a record of high-impact publications in the areas of: pain clinical trials, tracking pain treatment outcomes using electronic records, mechanism-based treatment studies of negative affect and pain, quantitative sensory testing, functional neuroimaging, and in preventing prescription opioid misuse in patients with chronic pain.

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David Yarnitsky, MD is the founding and current Editor-in-Chief of PAIN Reports. He serves as Chair of Neurology at Rambam Health Care Campus, and Professor and head of the Clinical Neurophysiology laboratory at Technion Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel. His research interest is understanding how the nervous system processes pain, using mainly psychophysical and neurophysiological tools. Prof. Yarnitsky's lab explores the modulation of pain via ascending and descending pathways, in healthy subjects and pain patients, in a variety of clinical syndromes, and how it can be used to improve pain alleviation.​​

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