Pain Centre Versus Arthritis

Versus Arthritis Annual Pain Research in the UK Conference


Versus Arthritis 4th Annual Pain Research in the UK Conference 2022

This conference will take place on Monday 27 June 2022  9am - 5pm at King's College London.

The conference will bring together UK researchers in musculoskeletal and chronic pain. This annual meeting is an opportunity for research leaders and early career researchers to come together in person to establish and consolidate collaborative networks, and to shape future research direction. 

The day will combine short quick fire elevator pitch presentations from leading pain research teams and poster presentations, to be followed by parallel workshops based around the key themes of the day:

  • Psychosocial aspects of pain
  • Nociplastic pain
  • ‘Omics’ in pain
  • Mechanisms of chronic pain in the periphery
  • Comorbidities
  • and a rousing plenary presentation of emerging research by Professor Camilla Svensson, Centre for Molecular Medicine, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Karolinska Institutet.

Should you have any difficulty accessing our forms please contact the conference administration team on the following email or the conference organiser Dan McWilliams at the following email

For further information, please see below. 

Register for the conference (Closes 1 May 2022)

Register your interest in presenting an abstract (Closes 4 April 2022)

2022 Conference Flyer

Versus Arthritis 3rd Annual Pain Research in the UK Conference 2021

This conference took place on Wednesday 14 July 2021  9am - 5pm

Research themes included:

Big Data, Pain Measurements, Phenotypes, Molecular Pain Mechanisms and New Approaches to Treatment 

For further information, please see below.  

2021 Conference Programme

Meet our Plenary Lecturers 

3rd Versus Arthritis: Pain Research In the UK Conference Report

Versus Arthritis 2nd Annual Pain Research in the UK Conference 2020

This conference took place on Wednesday 9 September 2020  9am - 4pm

Research themes include: Models of Pain, Measurement of Pain, Psychological Mechanisms, Pain Biomarkers, Brain Networks, Functional Connectivity and Novel Targets for Treatment.

2020 Conference Programme

2020 Conference Flyer

2nd Versus Arthritis: Pain Research in the UK Conference Report



Pain Centre Versus Arthritis

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