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This event is organised by the Belgian Pain Society

The first edition will be hosted at the Institute of Neuroscience of UCLouvain 

BPS-YRD organising committee
  • André Mouraux & Conny Goethals (Belgian Pain Society)
  • Jessica Van Oosterwijck (UGent)

Post-doctoral Research Fellow from the Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO), visiting Professor University of Antwerp - Department of Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy, associate Professor Ghent University - Department of Rehabilitation Sciences. Research interests: central nervous system mechanisms of pain and fatigue, exercise pathophysiology, pain-motor interactions and rehabilitation in chronic pain populations. 

 

Research Fellow (FRIA doctoral grant) from the Fund for Scientific Research - FNRS working at the Institute of Neuroscience of UCLouvain. Research interest: thermonociception, TRP channels, psychophysics, EEG.

Post-doctoral Research Fellow from the Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO) at KULeuven - Department of Rehabilitation Sciences and University of Antwerp - Department of Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy. Research Interest: Assessment, prevention and treatment of pain and other comorbidities during and after cancer treatment.

  • Andrea Polli (VUB)

PhD Research fellow from the Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO) at Vrije Universiteit Brussel - Department of Physiotherapy, Human Physiology and Anatomy and KULeuven - Department of Public Health and Primary Care. Research interests: persistent pain, chronic fatigue syndrome, exercise, central nervous system,immune system, neuro-immune interactions, epigenetics.

PhD researcher at Hasselt University - Faculty of Rehabilitation Sciences. Research interest: pain in multiple sclerosis, upper limb somatosensory deficits post-stroke.

PhD Research Fellow from the Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO) at Antwerp University - Department of Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy. Research interest: central nervous system mechanisms of pain - pain in knee osteoarthritis patients - chronic pain after total knee replacement surgery.

  • Audrey Vanhaudenhuyse (ULiège)

Neuropsychologist and postdoctoral researcher at University Hospital of Liège - Algology Department. Post-doctoral Research Fellow the Belgian National Fund for Scientific Research (FNRS). Research interests: consciousness, altered (e.g. coma, unresponsive wakefulness syndrome, minimally conscious sate) and modified (e.g. hypnosis, trance) states of consciousness processes