Director attends IASP 16th World Congress on Pain

Mark Hutchinson_1_low_sq30 September 2016:

Professor Mark Hutchinson, CNBP Director has attended the IASP 16th World Congress on Pain in Yokohama, Japan, 26-30th September 2016. The event is the world’s premier conference devoted to pain research and treatment, with Prof Hutchinson also speaking at a session during the conference with a talk titled, ‘The role of toll-like receptors as key modulators of chronic pain: similarities and differences between males and females’.

During this overseas visit to Japan, Professor Hutchinson also took a small delegation of staff from the Pain Unit of the Royal Adelaide Hospital to visit Nagoya University where they met with Professor Akihiro Yamanaka, Dr Hideki Kasuya and Dr Ossama El-Kabbani. Here Prof Hutchinson presented a talk entitled, ‘ The Beacon of Enlightenment – how light based sensing technologies can change and quantify the previously unmeasurable and lead to changes in clinical practice’.