Department of Family Medicine and BioBehavioral Health


University of Minnesota


United States

Prof. Mustafa al’Absi


Mustafa al’Absi, Ph.D., is a Professor and the holder of the Max & Mary La Due Pickworth Endowed Chair at the University of Minnesota Medical School. Dr. al’Absi has been leading a research program integrating basic, laboratory, and clinical methods to elucidate mechanisms by which stress and early life adversity play a role in pain, addiction and mental health comorbidity. He has published more than 200 scientific articles and chapters and has published two books on these topic. He has received multiple awards from the NIH, NSF, AHA, and IBRO to support his research and outreach programs. Dr. al’Absi has served in several leadership positions nationally and internationally, including as president of the American Psychosomatic Society (APS) and as a board member of the Society for Psychophysiological Research (SPR), and the Academy for Behavioral Medicine Research (ABMR).


Thursday, September 22, 2022

4:30pm EDT6:00pm EDT

Neurobiological Mechanisms and Clinical Relevance of Stress-pain Interactions

Tracks: Mechanisms
Categories: Topical Workshop
Room: 715 A

The relationship between stress and pain is complex and multi-layered. Stress has been known to produce hyperalgesic and hypoalgesic effects…