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Cutting-edge Pain Research in Anesthesiology and Substance Use

January 28, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Please join us for an exciting afternoon of presentations by faculty members in the Departments of Anesthesiology and Psychiatry. Speakers will highlight the cutting-edge research that they are conducting in the areas of pain and substance use disorders, emphasizing the important crossroad between these fields and the need for concerted research. Opportunities for collaborations between our groups will be highlighted.

Faculty Speakers

Robert A. Whittington, MD
Opening Remarks/Welcome

Leena Mathew, MD
The Pain Center at CUIMC: Scope of practice

Anis Dizdarevic, MD
Division of Pain Medicine
Perioperative Pain Reduction Advances

Guang Yang, PhD
Neural mechanisms of chronic pain

Haijun Zhang, MD
Translational Research in Pain Medicine at CUIMC

Ruth Cahana-Landau, MD
Obstetric Anesthesia: Reducing Maternal Opioid Use and Neonatal Exposure

Jennifer Lee, MD, PhD
Pediatric Anesthesia: Studying the Effects of Analgesic and Sedative Exposures in Infants and Children

Nomita Sonty, M Phil, PhD
Risk and Resilience in Adaptation to Chronic Pain

Caroline Arout, PhD
The Changing Landscape of Cannabinoids

Matis Shulman, MD
Pain Outcomes in Medication Trials for Individuals with Opioid Use Disorder

Diana Martinez, MD
Is There a Role for TMS in Chronic Pain?

Sandra Comer, PhD
Concluding Remarks

Event Contact Information:
Caroline Arout, PhD


January 28
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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New York, NY Online United States
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Columbia University
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