Assistant Professor


Faculty of Dentistry


University of Toronto



Dr. Massieh Moayedi


Dr. Massieh Moayedi completed his doctoral studies at the University of Toronto under the supervision of Dr. Karen Davis where he investigated trigeminal nerve and brain abnormalities in painful temporomandibular disorders using magnetic resonance imaging. He then joined University College London as an Honorary Research’s fellow, and was deemed a scientist with exceptional promise by the Royal Society. He received the important International Association for the Study of Pain International Trainee Fellowship in 2012 to study the electrocortical correlates of pain and defensive actions. He joined the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Dentistry in 2016 as an Assistant professor. He is co-Director of the Centre For Multimodal Sensorimotor and Pain Research at the University of Toronto. Through his research, Dr. Moayedi investigates the neural underpinnings of pain in health and disease. Dr. Moayedi is an active member of the International Association for the Study of Pain, the Canadian Pain Society and the University of Toronto Centre for the Study of Pain. His work has been recognized by National and International bodies, and he has received the prestigious International Association for the Study of Pain Early Career Research Grant.


Thursday, September 22, 2022

10:45am EDT12:15pm EDT

Translational Evidence for Pain-Cognition Interactions: Insights from Laboratory Animal, Human Experimental and Clinical Studies

Tracks: Mechanisms
Categories: Topical Workshop
Room: 713 B

Pain perception is not linearly related to nociceptive input, but is subject to many modulatory factors including cognitive processes (e.g.…