Plenary Speakers

Dr. Edeltraut Kröger
Center of Excellence in Aging, 
Faculty of pharmacy of Laval University

Dr. Edeltraut Kröger is a pharmacist and epidemiologist at the Center of Excellence in Aging in Quebec City and a professor at the Faculty of pharmacy of Laval University. Her research has helped to identify risk factors for dementia and now focusses on improving medication use in seniors. One of her main interests is to implement and assess successful interventions to decrease use of inappropriate medications in seniors. Since 2016, together with Dr. Clermont Dionne, she investigates the use of medical cannabis among persons with chronic musculoskeletal pain.

Dr. Laura Stone
Associate Professor
Alan Edwards Centre for Research on Pain
Faculty of Dentistry
McGill University

Dr. Stone received her PhD in Neuroscience at the University of Minnesota and post-doctoral training in neurophysiology at the Oregon Health and Sciences University. After working in both biotechnology and academia, she joined the Faculty at McGill University where she is now an Associate Professor in the Alan Edwards Centre for Research on Pain, Faculty of Dentistry. Dr. Stone is an inventor on 7 patents and has co-authored over 70 manuscripts. Current research projects utilize both pre-clinical models and patient populations to investigate mechanisms underlying low back pain, the optimization of pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments and the epigenetic regulation of chronic pain.


Important Dates

Registration starts
January 7, 2019

Workshop proposals submission deadline
January 7, 2019

Abstract submission deadline
February 7, 2019 CLOSED

Workshop proposals acceptance notice
February 15, 2019

Abstract acceptance notice
March 15, 2019  Notice sent

Early bird and presenting author registration deadline
April 7, 2019 CLOSED

July 3-6, 2019

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