CANoP Talk


February 27, 2020, 5 – 6 pm, followed by an Apero


University of Zurich, Rämistrasse 71, KOL-F-117, 8006 Zurich (


Neural effects of placebo analgesia


Dr. Bushnell holds a Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology from the American University, Washington, D.C. and received postdoctoral training in neurophysiology at the NIH. She spent 12 years at the University of Montreal and 16 years as the Harold Griffith Professor of Anesthesia at McGill University before returning to NIH in 2012. She has been president of the Canadian Pain Society; among her honors are the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Canadian Pain Society and the Frederick Kerr Basic Science Research Award from the American Pain Society. Her research program is focused on understanding the brain’s role in perceiving, modifying, and managing pain, with a special emphasis on non-pharmacological modulation of pain.

Please register before January 30, 2020 at so that the Apero can be organized accordingly. Also, please spread to anybody who might be interested.

Recognition of the SPS:

SPS awards for this event 1 credit points for the preservation of the title « SPS pain specialist »