Neuropathic Pain (NeuPSIG)

NeuPSIG LogoThe Neuropathic Pain SIG (NeuPSIG) will advance the understanding of mechanisms, assessment, prevention, and treatment of neuropathic pain.

SIG Objectives:

  • Collaboration between basic and clinical research.
  • The study of the underlying mechanisms of neuropathic pain.
  • The exchange of information and experience about the assessment and treatment of neuropathic pain.
  • The identification and implementation of programs to prevent the development of neuropathic pain.
  • Furthering the educational objectives of the SIG via international meetings, an annual symposium, workshops at the IASP World Congress on Pain®, Congress satellite meetings, a newsletter, and the IASP® website.

The IASP SIG on Neuropathic Pain (NeuPSIG) keeps an archive of published newsletters from 2001 to 2014

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6th International Congress on Neuropathic Pain

June 15-18, 2017     Gothenburg, Sweden

This congress is the leading international forum that provides the latest research and developments in understanding the mechanisms, assessment, prevention and treatment of neuropathic pain. 

The meeting is a superb opportunity to network and strengthen scientific collaboration with a global community of specialists.

Addtional congress, program, and registration details coming soon!


Call for Proposals Now Open! Click here to enter the NeuPSIG 2017 proposal system.

Submit your proposal for a Plenary Lecture, Topical Workshop, or Debate Symposium to help form this interactive program so that the congress will provide the latest research and developments in understanding the mechanisms, assessment, prevention and treatment of neuropathic pain.  

Proposal Submission Instructions

Proposal Submission Questions? Please contact the NeuPSIG Congress Secretariat at  


Discussion Forum

One benefit of SIG membership is the ability to interact with other SIG members via the online discussion forum. To be part of the SIG discussion forum you must first register.

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NeuPSIG has produced instructional videos on neurological examinations of patients with neuropathic pain.

SIG Website

NeuPSIG Officers, 2014-16

Executive Committee (elected)

Srinivasa N. Raja (USA): Chair
Andrew Rice (UK): Past Chair
Blair Smith (UK):Vice Chair
Peter Kamerman (South Africa): Secretary
Nanna Brix Finnerup (Denmark): Treasurer

Management Committee Members (appointed)
Allan Basbaum (USA)
Karen Davis (Canada)
Aki Hietaharju (Finland)
Lorimer Moseley (Australia)
David Yarnitsky (Israel)

IASP Council Liaison
Ralf Baron, Dr med (Germany)

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