Aims and goals for Itch SIG:

  • Provide a forum for members to engage in discussion on itch — its basic mechanisms and translation to clinical treatment
  • Advocate for basic science and translational research on itch 
  • Foster community among itch researchers and clinicians at IASP through membership and socials
  • Facilitate scientific exchange on itch through the promotion of meetings.
  • Further synergistic interactions between IASP and IFSI (International Forum for the Study of Itch)
  • Cultivate an integrative approach based on interactions and overlap between itch and pain concerning mechanisms, psychophysics, experimental tools and treatment

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Upcoming Meeting(s)s

  • Itch SIG Symposium
    Chronic Itch: Clinical and Molecular Mechanisms
    27 June 2021 | Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  • SIG Business Meeting
    29 June 2021 - [12:45 - 13:45]
    World Congress on Pain | Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Past Meeting(s): 

  • 10th World Congress on Itch
    17 - 19 November 2019 | Sydney, Australia 
    View Program

Discussion Forum

Follow the steps below to access the Itch SIG online discussion forum, Groupsite: 

  • Login into your IASP account
  • Click on "My Account"
  • Scroll down to "My Group Memberships"
  • Click on your listed SIG - "Itch"

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