Non-Human Pain

The Non-Human Pain SIG aims to:

  • Encourage basic and clinical research on the recognition of pain in animals, mechanisms of pain in animals, and management of pain in animals.
  • Encourage the use of spontaneous animal disease as a model for studying mechanisms and alleviation of human pain.
  • Encourage cross-species collaboration in pain research.
  • Act as a central point for interdisciplinary discussion of pain in non-human species.
Newsletters Meetings

Upcoming Meetings

  • Non-human Pain SIG Business Meeting
    5 August 2020 | Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Past Meetings

  • Beyond Reflex Measures of Pain and Hypersensitivity in Non-Human Species
    11 September, 2018 | Boston, Massachusetts (USA)
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  • The Inaugural Pain in Animals Workshop
    November 2017 | NIH

Discussion Forum

Follow the steps below to access the Non-Human Pain online discussion forum, Groupsite: 

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

Resources

The SIG maintains an archive of resources which include the following items:

  • Read the Constitution and Bylaws for the Non-Human Pain SIG
  • View results from the 2010 NHS-SIG survey
  • 13th World Congress on Pain Business Meeting Minutes
  • 13th World Congress on Pain SIG Satellite Meeting, Montréal 2010: "Validity and quality of animal models for measurement of pain" (proceedings)
  • 12th World Congress on Pain SIG Satellite Meeting, Glasgow 2008: "Measuring Nociception and Pain in Non-human Species: Beyond the hot-plate and paw pressure test" (proceedings)

Go to the Archive


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Officers
Chair: Jennifer Lofgren (USA)
Past Chair: Duncan Lascelles (USA)
Secretary: Nick Andrews (USA)
Treasurer: Wenlong Huang (UK)

Board Members
Andrew Rice (UK)
Victor Owoyele (Nigeria)
Daniel Pang (Canada)
Mette Herskin (Denmark)
Dale Sandercock (UK)
Constanza Meneses Evans (USA)

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