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)

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.

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Officers [Term 2020-2022]

 Executive Committee (elected)   Management Committee Members (appointed) 
 Chair: Aki Hietaharju (Finland)   Committee Member: Harriet Kemp (UK) 
 Vice Chair: Simon Haroutounian (USA)   Committee Member: Margarita Calvo (Chile)
 Past Chair: Nanna Finnerup (Denmark)   Committee Member: Theodore Price (USA)
 Treasurer: David Bennett (UK)   Committee Member: Angelika Lampert (Germany)
 Secretary: Patrick Dougherty (USA)   Committee Member: Sulayman Dib-Hajj (USA)
    Committee Member: Lesley Colvin (UK)
Scientific Program Committee - 8th Int'l  
Chair: Simon Haroutounian (USA)
Chair: Theodore Price (USA) Assessment Committee
Chair: Andrea Truini (Italy)
Education Committee
Chair: Aki Hietaharju (Finland) Developing World Committee
Chair: Margarita Calvo (Chile)
Trainee Committee 
Chair: Harriet Kemp (UK) Radiculopathy Committee
Chair: Annina Schmid (UK)
Trainee Committee Chair: Brigitte Tampin (Australia)
Chair: Harriet Kemp (UK)
Classification Committee
Research Committee Chair: Nanna Brix Finnerup (Denmark)
(in abeyance) Chair: Nadine Attal (France)
Treatment Committee
(in abeyance)