Program

CHAIRS: 

Matthias Seidel, Spitalzentrum Biel / Centre hospitalier Bienne                     

Thomas Hügle, University Hospital Lausanne

Philippe Ryvlin, University Hospital Lausanne 

Marc Suter, University Hospital Lausanne 

10:30 – 11:00

Welcome Remarks and Introduction

Matthias Seidel , Thomas Hügle, & Kristian Schneider (CEO Spitalzentrum Biel / Centre hospitalier Bienne), Switzerland

11:00 – 11:30

Neurotrophins and Clinical Medicine

Matthias Seidel, Switzerland 

11:30 – 12:00

Chronic Pain – Unmet Needs 

Bart Morlion, Belgium 

12:00 – 12:30

Pain and Inflammation – a Close Relation

Martin Koltzenburg, United Kingdom

12:30 – 13:00

Break

13:00 – 13:30

The Role of Substance P and CGRP in Chronic Pain

Walter Zieglgänsberger, Germany

13:30 – 14:00

Pathophysiology and Novel Treatment/ Options in Migraine

Antoinette Maassen van den Brink, The Netherlands

14:00 – 14:30

Basic Science of Nerve Growth Factor in Joint Diseases

Victoria Chapman, United Kingdom

14:30 – 15:00

Break

15:00 – 15:30

 

Nerve Growth Factor Inhibition as a Treatment for Osteoarthritis and Low Back Pain

Nancy Lane, United States  

15:30 – 16:00

 

Inflammatory and Degenerative Chronic Pain Syndromes – Evidence for Novel Treatment Target Molecules

Serge Perrot, France

16:00

Further Directions of Nerve Growth Factor Inhibition and Safety / Concluding remarks

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