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IASP Weekly Digest: Submit Your Poster Abstract by 18 March

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IASP 2021 Virtual Education Events
Submit Your World Congress Poster Abstract
by Friday 18 March
The deadline to submit your poster abstract for World Congress is Friday, 18 March. Selected authors will have the opportunity to present their research to thousands of delegates at the preeminent global pain meeting. 
World Congress Plenary Speakers Announced
IASP’s World Congress will feature an exciting array of plenary speakers covering a diverse range of pain disciplines from the world’s top pain scientists and leaders. By addressing new research, revealing changes in the industry, and looking to the future, plenary speakers help build a dynamic scientific program for World Congress.
Register For The First 2022 Global Year for Translating Pain Knowledge to Practice Webinar
Join Karin Faber, PhD, Maastricht University, for the webinar, Success Stories: Translating Insights from Genetic Analyses in Pain Patients into Pharmacological Practicet. This webinar will focus on Lacosamide, a Food and Drug Administration approved treatment for epilepsy, and how insights from the genetic analyses of pain patients led to its investigation for use in the management of neuropathic pain. This webinar is free for members and non-members.

IASP Updates:

World Congress Financial Aid Deadline: Friday 18 March

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Take Part in the World Congress T-shirt Design Contest

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IASP Grant and Fellowship Opportunities
IASP provides grants in order to support careers and research. Apply today for these open grant opportunities:

Become an IASP Member

IASP is an international organization comprising members from more than 100 countries, working together for pain relief throughout the world. Members receive: 

  • Access to innovative research via Pain Research Forum
  • On-demand education for pain professionals through Pain Education Resource Center
  • Access to PAIN journal, ranked 4th in Anesthesiology in 2020 and an Impact Factor of 6.961
  • Connection to a global community of pain professionals through:
    • 25 Special Interest Groups
    • 96 National Chapters worldwide
    • 4 Global Federations 

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