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.


Upcoming Meeting(s)

  • Neuropathic Pain SIG Symposium
    Discovering New Therapeutic Targets and Molecular Pain Mechanisms Using Human Tissues: Recent Advances, Emerging Pitfalls, Continuing Gaps in Knowledge
    27 June 2021 | Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Meeting Agenda

  • SIG Virtual General Meeting
    6 August 2020 | 13:00 - 14:00 ET USA

Past Meetings

Discussion Forum

Follow the steps below to access the Neuropathic Pain 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 - "Neuropathic Pain"

 Join the NeupSIG conversation on Twitter! Follow on @NeuPsig

Newsletters Resources

Neuropathic Pain (NeuPSIG) Publications & Guidelines

Global Year Against Neuropathic Pain

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

 Learn about recent NeuPSIG education and advocacy efforts.

SIG Website Join Today! About SIGs

Officers [Term 2018-2020]

 Executive Committee (elected)   Management Committee Members (appointed) 
 Chair: Nanna Finnerup (Denmark)   Committee Member: Mario Campero (Chile) 
 Vice Chair: Aki Hietaharju (Finland)   Committee Member: Claudia Sommer (Germany)
 Past Chair: Blair Smith (UK)   Committee Member: Mark Wallace (USA)
 Treasurer: David Bennett (UK)   Committee Member: Srinivasa Raja (USA)
 Secretary: Simon Haroutounian (USA)   Committee Member: Harriet Hemp (UK)
    Committee Member: Patrick Dougherty (USA)
 Scientific Program Committee - 7th Int'l   Committee Member: Margarita Calvo (Chile)
Chair: Mario Campero (Chile)
Chair: Patrick Dougherty (USA) Assessment Committee
Chair: Andrea Truini (Italy)
Education Committee
Chair: Aki Hietaharju (Finland) Assessment in Non-Human Species Committee
Chair: Clifford Woolf (USA)
Bursary Committee 
Chair: Mark Wallace (USA) Genetics of Neuropathic Pain Committee
Chair: David Bennett (UK)
Trainee Committee Chair: Michael Costigan (USA)
Chair: Harriet Kemp (UK)
Classification Committee
Research Committee Chair: Nanna Brix Finnerup (Denmark)
(in abeyance) Chair: Joachim Scholz (USA)
Treatment Committee Developing World Committee
(in abeyance) (in abeyance)