The International Association for the Study of Pain brings together scientists, clinicians, health-care providers, and policymakers to stimulate and support the study of pain and translate that knowledge into improved pain relief worldwide.

> 20-22 July: Save the date for a free series on COVID-19 and Pain

18 July: Attend an open feedback session with the IASP Young Leaders Task Force

Submit a Proposal by 12 July: IASP 2022 World Congress on Pain


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IASP Bookstore

The world's top experts in pain research and treatment publish with IASP. Our cutting-edge books for scientists and clinicians address timely topics in many fields - most likely yours! IASP members receive discounts on all orders.

> Pain Management for Older Adults: A Self-Help Guide

> Pain 2016 Refresher Courses: 16th World Congress on Pain

> Pain in Dementia

> Pain in the Joints

> Mechanisms and Management of Pain for the Physical Therapist

> Pain and the Conscious Brain

> Whiplash Injury: Perspectives on the Development of Chronic Pain

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Grants and Fellowships

IASP has an extensive annual grants and awards program to support investigators working in basic or clinical research and to support education in developing countries. Since 1984, IASP has awarded more than US$4 million in grants and fellowships to some 300 individuals and teams.

> See lists of recipients of IASP grants and awards

Find out how and when to apply

PAIN® Journal

IASP’s monthly journal presents original research on the nature, mechanisms, and treatment of pain. Members can log in to read PAIN online. Answers to FAQs are here.


2021 Global Year About Back Pain

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Each year, IASP focuses on a different aspect of pain and explores the global implications. You can freely access fact sheets in multiple languages, webinars, curricula, and more to help you learn about the 2021 Global Year About Back Pain.