CRPP Pain Seminar

Seminar of the Clinical Research Priority Program "Pain". This seminar is focusing on Chronic Low Back Pain and we are happy to have Prof. Laura Stone from the University of Minnesota as virtual Key Note Lecture.


Universitätsklinik Balgrist
Forchstr. 340
8008 Zürich




14.00-17.00 Uhr


SGR 3, AIM 3, SGPMR 3, ChiroSuisse 3 (requested)


14.00 h Welcome
Prof. Petra Schweinhardt, MD PhD and Stefan Dudli, PhD
14.10 h Stromal cells in Modic type 1 changes bone marrow promote neurite outgrowths
Tamara Mengis
14.30 h Role of Cutibacterium acnes in Modic type 1 changes
Irina Heggli, PhD
14.50 h Pain in the peaks – Integrating brainstem metabolites and descending pain modulation in chronic low back pain
Laura Sirucek
15.10 h Chronic low back pain: disentangling state and trait
Beatriz Chozas Barrientos / Laura Sirucek
15.30 h Break
15.50 h Guest Lecture (virtual): Epigenetics and Low Back Pain:
What is it and why should I care?
Prof. Laura Stone, PhD
16.50 h Admin & Adjourn
Prof. Petra Schweinhardt, MD PhD and Stefan Dudli, PhD
17.00 h Apéro


Nicole Schneider

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