Sex, Gender and Pain

Sex, Gender and Pain LogoThe SIG on Sex, Gender, and Pain aims to:

  • Encourage basic and clinical research on how sex and gender affect pain mechanisms and all realms of its management.
  • Provide a central information resource on these issues.
  • Develop multidisciplinary discussion groups on subtopics of these issues.



The IASP SIG on Sex, Gender and Pain keeps an archive of published newsletters.

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Discussion Forum

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IASP members can use the Online Membership Directory to locate contact information for the SIG officers.

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Manasi Mittinty, MD (Australia): Co-Chair
Robert Sorge, PhD (USA): Co-Chair

IASP Council Liaison

Jeff Mogil (Canada)

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