FYRACMLS-Presenter-SchmelzM
Position:

Director


Department:

Experimental Pain Research


Organization:

MCTN. Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University


Country:

Germany

Professor Martin Schmelz

MD PhD

Prof. Martin Schmelz is Neurophysiologist and focusing on translational pain and itch research. He is director of the Dept. of Experimental Pain Research, Heidelberg University at Mannheim, Germany. His focus in on sensitization of primary afferents recording from experimental animals, volunteers and patients. Key questions are mechanisms of ongoing activity and sensitized supra-threshold encoding of nociceptors.

Sessions

Monday, September 19, 2022

Time
8:30am EDT12:00pm EDT

C-Fibers – Small Their Diameter, Multifaceted in Their Function

Tracks: Research Methods, Clinical
Categories: Hands-On Workshop
Room: 801 B

C-Fibers play a large role in neuropathic pain conditions. Understanding of their function can aid tremendously in understanding different symptoms…


Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Time
4:30pm EDT6:00pm EDT

Patient Stratification in Chronic Pain by Quantitative Sensory Testing: Way Forward or Failure?

Tracks: Assessment, Diagnosis & Measurement Of Pain
Categories: Topical Workshop
Room: 718 B

“This house believes that sensory testing is useful for stratifying patients with chronic pain in treatment and clinical trials” There…



Thursday, September 22, 2022

Time
4:30pm EDT6:00pm EDT

Which Structural and Functional Changes in Skin Nociceptors Cause Chronic Pain?

Tracks: Mechanisms
Categories: Topical Workshop
Room: 716 B

The key question of this topical workshop is which neuropathic changes in epidermal nociceptors can lead to chronic pain and…