Scentific Director


Cognitive and Clinical Neursocience


CIMH/Heidelberg University



Professor Herta Flor


After receiving her doctorate in psychology at the University of Tübingen, Germany, Herta Flor has worked as a post-doctoral fellow at Yale University and as a visiting professor at the University of Pittsburgh. In 1995, she became Full Professor of Clinical Psychology at the Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany. Since 2000, she is scientific director of the Department of Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience, Central Institute of Mental Health Mannheim and Full Professor of Neuropsychology and Clinical Psychology and at the Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg. Her research focuses on the role of neuronal plasticity, learning and memory in chronic pain, anxiety and mood disorders, substance abuse and neuropsychological rehabilitation. She has received several research awards and is the author of more than 400 scholarly papers. She is member of the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina and Academia Europaea and holds an honorary doctorates of the Free University Amsterdam and Aalborg University.


Wednesday, September 21, 2022

4:30pm EDT6:00pm EDT

Mechanisms of Susceptibility/Resistance to Chronic Pain Development

Tracks: Mechanisms
Categories: Topical Workshop, Virtual Program
Room: 718 A

Basic and clinical chronic pain research has been focused on the individuals that manifest pain and on the mechanisms sustaining…

Thursday, September 22, 2022

10:45am EDT12:15pm EDT

Mechanistic Brain-Based Treatments for Chronic Pain

Tracks: Treatment/Management
Categories: Topical Workshop
Room: 701 A

There is ample evidence that brain mechanisms contribute to the development and maintenance of chronic pain. Such mechanisms involve sensitization…