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Mark Adrian Ware

Department/University:

Pain Centre
Montreal General Hospital
McGill University Health Centre
Montreal, QC

Position:

Associate Medical Director, Pain Centre

Assistant Professor, Depts of Anesthesia and Family Medicine, McGill University

Degrees/University:

BA (Philosophy and Biochemistry),Queen's University at Kingston, Ontario, Canada

MB,BS (Medicine), University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica

MSc (Epidemiology), London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, England

Pain treatments:

Chronic cancer and noncancer pain

Research interests:

Clinical trials and epidemiological studies of the use of cannabis pain and symptom management

Clinical trials of novel agents for pain control including cannabinoids, methadone, intravenous lidocaine, and anti-epileptic medications

Development of database of outcome measures for CAM research

Recent publications:

Moulin DE, Clark AJ, Gilron I, Ware MA, Watson CP, Sessle BJ, et al. Pharmacological management of chronic neuropathic pain - consensus statement and guidelines from the Canadian Pain Society. Pain Res Manag 2007;12(1):13-21.

Ware MA. Debate: Is there a role for marijuana in medical practice? Canadian Family Physician 2006;52:1531-3.

Ware MA, Ducruet T, Robinson AR. Evaluation of herbal cannabis characteristics: a randomized trial. Harm Reduction Journal Nov 13;3:32.

Verhoef M, Vanderheyden L, Dryden T, Mallory D, Ware MA. Evaluating complementary and alternative medicine interventions: in search of appropriate patient-centered outcome measures. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2006 Nov 21;6:38.

Wright S, Ware MA, Guy G. The use of a cannabis-based medicine (Sativex) in the treatment of pain caused by rheumatoid arthritis (letter). Rheumatology 2006;45(6):781.

Berlach D*, Shir Y, Ware MA. Experience with the synthetic cannabinoid nabilone in the treatment of chronic noncancer pain. Pain Medicine 2006;7(1):25-29.

Burford-Mason A, Dryden T, Kelner M, Saunders PR, Ware MA. Complementary and alternative therapies for pain in older adults. Geriatr Aging 2005;8(6):28-33.

Ware MA, Beaulieu P. Cannabis for the treatment of pain: an update of recent clinical trials. Pain Res Manage 2005;10A:27-30.

Clark AJ, Lynch ME, Ware MA, Beaulieu P, McGilveray IJ, Gourlay D. Guidelines for the use of cannabinoid compounds in chronic pain. Pain Res Manage 2005;10A:44-46.

Ware MA, Tawfik V. Safety of issues concerning the medical use of cannabinoids. Pain Res Manage 2005;10A:31-37.

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Upcoming rounds

 

DATE

TYPE OF ROUNDS

PRESENTER

TITLE OF PRESENTATION

Jan 7

CME Rounds Negev Bar, Family medicine, Clinical Pain Fellow at AEPMU Myofascial pain syndrome
Jan 14 AEPMU Rounds Angela Mailis-Gagnon, MD, MSc, FRCPC.
Director of the Comprehensive Pain Program at Toronto Western Hospital and Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto
CHRONIC PAIN IN ONTARIO: PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE