Dr. B. Duncan X. Lascelles will discuss the rationale for, and the practicality of, using companion animals to enrich the (human) translational pain .. Read more research paradigm. About the speaker:B. Duncan X. LascellesBSc, BVSC, PhD, FRCVS, CertVA, DSAS(ST), Diplomate ECVS, Diplomate ACVSProfessor of Surgery and Pain ManagementDirector, Translational Research in Pain [TRiP] ProgramDirector, Comparative Pain Research and Education CenterNorth Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Raleigh, NC Dr. Lascelles is Professor in Small Animal Surgery and Professor of Comparative and Translational Pain Research at North Carolina State University. His research program (Translational Research in Pain [TRiP]) develops methods to measure pain associated with spontaneous disease in animals, and seeks to understand the underlying neurobiology. His work improves pain control in companion animals, and facilitates analgesic development in human medicine through proof of concept studies in companion animals, and discovery of relevant mechanisms involved in specific, naturally occurring painful disease states. He is director of the Comparative Pain Research and Education Centre (CPREC). He has authored over 200 peer reviewed research papers and reviews, ~250 research abstracts, and ~ 30 book chapters. He consults for both human and veterinary pharmaceutical companies in relation to therapeutic development. He is co-founder of AniV8, a company dedicated to developing innovative methods of measuring pain. The OA Action Alliance Lunch & Learn webinars keep you up-to-date on the latest osteoarthritis research, news and activities. Each monthly webinar begins at 12:00 pm ET and runs for 30 minutes. Webinars are free and open to the public. Webinars are archived on our website events page (URL: oaaction.unc.edu/events) and on the OA Action Alliance YouTube channel in case you missed one or can't get enough!
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