Program

Program: "A Lifecourse and Lifestyle Approach"

All sessions will be held at the Hilton London Metropole Hotel unless otherwise noted.

Saturday, 11 May 2019: Lifecourse Approach

7:00-8:00

Registration

Introductory Session - Moderated by Katy Vincent, PhD

8:00-8:10

Welcome/Housekeeping
Katy Vincent, PhD, UK

8:10-8:55

Sex differences in chronic pain across the lifecourse
Roger Fillingim, PhD, USA

8:55-9:40

Early life experiences and environmental sensitivity
Michael Pluess, PhD, UK

9:40-10:00

Morning break and poster presentations

Childhood/Adolescence - Moderated by Krina Zondervan, BA MSc DPhil (OXON)

10:00-10:30

The evolution and management of abdominal pain in childhood and adolescence
Gisela Chelimsky, MD, USA

10:30-11:00

Dysmenorrhoea, a ticking time bomb
Frank Tu, MD, USA

11:00-11:30

The evidence supporting the use of psychological therapies for chronic pain in adolescents
Emma Fisher, PhD, UK

11:30-11:45

Best abstract on childhood/adolescence: Mechansisms underlying the comorbidity of dysmenorrhea and irritable bowel syndrome
Arielle Shlobin, USA; Frank Tu, MD, MPH, USA; Kevin Hellman, PhD, USA; Folabomi Oladosu, PhD, USA; Ellen Garrison, USA; Nicole Steiner, USA: Genevieve Roth, USA

11:45-12:00

Panel discussion

12:00-12:45

Lunch

12:45-13:30

Poster viewing

Reproductive Age - Moderated by Georgine Lamvu, MD and Andrew Baranowski, MD

13:30-14:00

The evidence for hormonal influences on pain
Katy Vincent, PhD, UK

14:00-14:30

Pelvic girdle pain in pregnancy and beyond
Sandy Hilton, PT

14:30-15:00

Postoperative orchialgias and post-vasectomy pain
Eric Bautrant, MD, PhD, France

15:00-15:15

Best abstract on reproductive age: Exploring neuropathic pain in endometriosis
Lydia Coxon, UK; Katja Wiech, PhD, UK, Katy Vincent, DPhil BSc MBBS MRCOG, UK 

15:15-15:30

Panel discussion

15:30-16:00

Afternoon break and poster presentations

Post-Reproductive Age - Moderated by Frank Tu, MD and Eric Bautrant, MD

16:00-16:30

Pain after treatment of abdominal and pelvic cancers
Jervoise Andreyev, MD, UK

16:30-17:00

The etiology and management of vulval pain in postmenopausal women
Georgine Lamvu, MD, USA

17:00-17:30

Should we continue to use mesh? Complications of prolapse surgery with and without mesh
Sohier ElNeil, MD

17:30-17:45

Best abstract on post-reproductive age: Chronic abdominal and pelvic pain is associated with an increased risk of early and premature menopause: a retrospective cohort study using UK Biobank data
Laura C. Gemmell, MSc, USA; Nilufer Rahmioglu, PhD, UK; Krina Zondervan, BA MSc DPhi, UK; Katy Vincent, DPhil BSc MBBS MRCOG, UK 

17:45-18:00

Panel discussion

Reception & Posters

18:00-18:45

Cocktail Reception and Poster Judging

19:00-21:00

Dinner and Entertainment

 

Sunday, 12 May 2019: Lifestyle Approaches 

7:30-8:00

Registration

Diet and the Microbiome - Moderated by Qasim Aziz, PhD

8:00-8:10

Welcome/housekeeping
Qasim Aziz, PhD, UK

8:10-8:40

Is dietary change the solution to IBS?
Marianne Williams, BSc Hons, RD, MSc Allergy, UK

8:40-9:10

Age dependent changes in gut physiology and microbiota
Daisy Jonkers, PhD, Netherlands

9:10-9:30

Panel Discussion

9:30-10:00

Morning break and poster presentations

Sleep and Stress - Moderated by Tom Chelimsky, MD

10:00-10:30

The complex relationship between sleep and pain
Nicole Tang, PhD, UK

10:30-11:00

The role of early life stress in generating visceral pain
René Van Den Wijngaard, PhD, Netherlands

11:00-11:30

Fear and pain in the gut
Ilse Van Diest, PhD, Belgium

11:30-11:45

Best abstract on sleep and stress/diet and the microbiome: Pain domains, not stool frequency, predict a higher symptom burden and a reduction in quality of life in chronic constipation
James K. Ruffle, MBBS BSc (Hons), UK; Linda Tinkler, USA; Christopher Emmett, USA; Qasim Aziz, PhD, UK; Adam Farmer, PhD, FRCP, UK; Yan Yiannakou, MBChB MRCP MD, UK

11:45-12:00

Panel discussion

12.00-12:45

Lunch

12:45-13:30

Poster viewing

Exercise  - Moderated by Sandy Hilton, PT 

13:30-14:00

Physiological benefits of exercise in chronic health conditions
Chris Speers, MD, UK

14:00-14:30

Fear of pain: psychological barriers to exercise for pelvic pain patients and their clinicians
Morten Høgh, MSc, UK

14:30-14:45

Best abstract on exercise: Group based multi-modal physical therapy versus usual physical therapy in women with chronic pelvic pain - a randomized controlled trial
Ane Sigrid Nygaard, MSc; Gro Killi Haugstad, PhD, Norway; Mona Stedenfeldt, PhD, Norway; Slawomir Wojniusz, PhD, Norway; Rolv-Ole Lindsetmo, MD, PhD, Norway; Mona Rydningen, MD, PhD, Norway; Marthe Larsen, MSc; Pål Øian, MD, PhD, Norway

14:45-15:00

Panel discussion

15:00-15:30

Afternoon break and poster presentations

Closing Session: The Future - Moderated by Andrew Horne, MB ChB PhD FRCOG FRCP Edin

15:30-15:45

ICD-11: The future of the classification of visceral pain
Qasim Aziz, PhD, UK

15:45-16:15

Using Big Data to understand the influences of lifestyle on chronic pain: insights from endometriosis
Stacey Missmer, DSc, USA

16:15-16:45

How can preclinical models reflect lifestyle factors to move the field forward?
Thomas Zollner, MD, Germany

16:45-17:00

Panel discussion

17:00-17:30

Summing up, prize-giving and close