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Watch: Picturing Pain in the Brain

In a December 16, 2013 webinar for the Pain Research Forum, presenter Tor Wager, University of Colorado, Boulder, gave a talk titled “Towards fMRI-Based Biomarkers for Pain.”

Following the talk, a distinguished panel discussed important issues raised by Wager’s presentation. The panel included:

  • Vania Apkarian, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, US
  • Karen Davis, Toronto Western Research Institute, University Health Network; and the University of Toronto, Canada
  • Giandomenico Iannetti, University College London, UK
  • Robert Coghill, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, US (moderator)

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