Alan Edwards Centre for Research on Pain

Seminar - The role of the voltage gated sodium channel Nav1.7 in human pain and pleasure


There has been significant progress over the last decade in understanding the molecular basis by which sensory neurons transduce and subsequently transmit noxious (ie. tissue damaging) stimuli...

Dr. Robert Gereau - seminar cancelled


This seminar has been cancelled....

Dr. Mark Ware, vice-chair of task force on cannabis

Published: 30Jun2016

World-renowned pain specialist and medical cannabis researcher Dr. Mark Ware, director of clinical research at the Alan Edwards Pain Management Unit of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC),...

50th anniversary of "Pain Mechanisms: A New Theory"

Published: 17Nov2015

November 19 marks the 50th anniversary of the ground-breaking paper, “Pain Mechanisms: A New Theory” co-authored by McGill’s Ronald Melzack, and the late Patrick Wall, which introduced gate-control...

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