Pain: A Major Challenge to Australia's Social Fabric

21 July, 2015 - 18:00 to 20:00
Customs House, 399 Queen St, Brisbane

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Professor Paul Hodges, Professor Maree Smith & Professor Gwendoline Jull

Professor Paul Hodges

Professor Paul Hodges is from the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences is a Neuroscientist and Rehabilitation expert. He is the highest cited physiotherapy researcher in the world and recipient of many International/National Awards, including the NHMRC Achiever Award as the highest ranked NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellow. He will deliver the presentation, What is pain, really?

Professor Maree Smith

Professor Maree Smith is Executive Director of the Centre for Integrated Preclinical Drug Development in M+BS and from the School of Pharmacy is the Head of the Pain Research Group. She has a long history of industry collaboration. She is the Executive Director of TetraQ, which is an accredited, skilled drug development organisation that provides collaborative R&D opportunities, preclinical & clinical testing to the life sciences industry. She will deliver the presentation, New drugs for new times.

Professor Gwendoline Jull

Professor Gwendoline Jull is an Emeritus Professor in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences has enjoyed a long and distinguished career in physiotherapy research and was former Head of Physiotherapy within the School. She is one of the most highly regarded physiotherapists internationally in Musculoskeletal Pain. Professor Jull will deliver the following presentation, The major impact of non-drug treatments.