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

Click Here to access the Sex, Gender and Pain SIG Groupsite (you must log in with your IASP credentials). 


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Officers [Term 2018-2020]

Co-Chair: Manasi Mittinty (Australia)

Co-Chair: Robert Sorge (USA)

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