Full Professor


Clinical Neuroscience (Karolinska) and Surgical Sciences (Uppsala)


Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden and Uppsala Univeristy, Uppsala, Sweden



Eva Kosek


Eva Kosek, MD, PhD is holding a position as full Professor in Clinical Pain Research at the Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm and at the Department of Surgical Science, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden. She is a senior consultant at the Pain Center at Uppsala University Hospital. Prof. Kosek’s research focuses on pathophysiological mechanisms in chronic musculoskeletal pain, with special reference to central pain modulation and neuroinflammation in fibromyalgia, chronic low back pain, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. The research is hypothesis driven and the research group uses a wide variety of techniques such as genetics, analysis of inflammatory substances in cerebrospinal fluid and blood, quantitative sensory testing and neuroimaging (functional magnetic resonance imaging, positron emission tomography). She has more than 100 scientific publications. Dr. Kosek chairs the IASP Terminology Task Force. She has lectured at conferences and symposia worldwide.


Wednesday, September 21, 2022

10:45am EDT12:15pm EDT

Nociplastic Pain – What Clinicians Need to Understand: Recent Insights, Presentation of New Clinical Criteria and Future Development

Tracks: Assessment, Diagnosis & Measurement Of Pain
Categories: Topical Workshop
Room: 714 A

The term nociplastic pain is a mechanistic descriptor adapted by IASP, alongside with nociceptive and neuropathic pain. Per definition, individuals…