Québec Pain Research Network

 

Directors

Philippe Sarret
philippe.sarret@usherbrooke.ca

Mark Ware
mark.ware@mcgill.ca

Scientific coordinnators

Nicolas Beaudet
nicolas.beaudet@qprn.ca

Alexandre Parent
alexandre.parent@qprn.ca

Address

Université de Sherbrooke - Réseau québécois de recherche sur la douleur
Attn: Dr Nicolas Beaudet
3001, 12e Avenue Nord
Sherbrooke, (QC)
J1H 5N4
819-821-8000, ext. 70530

Website

www.rqrd.ca


Number of strategic alliances or research axes: : 3

Number of common resources: 4

Capacity Building Resources: 4

Researchers: 100

Mission

The mission of the Pain Network is to contribute through basic, clinical, evaluative and epidemiological research to the improvement of the quality of life of Quebecers who suffer fromchronic pain.

Strategic alliances or research axes Affiliation

Assessing Pain: Phenotyping pain in animals and patients

Principal investigators:
Jeffrey Mogil
Pierre Rainville

  • McGill University / Department of Psychology
  • Université de Montréal / Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal

Seeing Pain: Imaging pain, from cells to humans

Principal investigators:
Yves De Koninck
Catherine Bushnell

  • Université Laval / Centre de recherche Université Laval Robert-Giffard
  • McGill University / McGill Centre for Research on Pain

Explaining Pain: Knowledge Translation and Exchange

Principal investigators:
Manon Choinière
Serge Marchand

  • Université de Montréal / Montreal Heart Institute Research Centre
  • Université de Sherbrooke / Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Sherbrooke
Common Resources  

Animal Models Platform

Principal investigators:
Jeffrey Mogil
Terence J. Coderre
Philippe Sarret

  • McGill University / Department of Psychology
  • McGill University / MUHC - Montreal General Hospital
  • Université de Sherbrooke / Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Sherbrooke

Cellular Imaging Platform

Principal investigators:
Yves De Koninck
Claude Gravel

  • Université Laval / Centre de recherche Université Laval Robert-Giffard

Brain Imaging Platform

Principal investigators:
Catherine Bushnell
Pierre Rainville

  • McGill University / McGill Centre for Research on Pain
  • Université de Montréal / Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal

Human Models Platform

Principal investigators:
Catherine Bushnell
Serge Marchand
Gilles Lavigne

  • Université de Sherbrooke / Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Sherbrooke
  • McGill University / McGill Centre for Research on Pain
  • Université de Montréal / Centre de recherche de l'Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur de Montréal
Capacity Building Resources Affiliation

Province-wide Clinical Pain Research Initiative

Principal investigators:
Manon Choinière
Marc Ware

  • Université de Montréal / Centre de recherche de l'Institut de cardiologie de Montréal
  • McGill University / McGill University Health Centre

Genetic, Gender and Environmental Factors Affecting Chronic Pain

Principal investigators:
Jeffrey Mogil
Gilles Lavigne

  • McGill University / Department of Psychology
  • Université de Montréal / Centre de recherche de l'Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal

*The mission comes from the network's website.