Free Public Discussion on Chronic Pain
Free Public Discussion on Chronic Pain to be Led by CPMC Scientific Director Dr. Michael Rowbotham, Jan. 25
Did you know that persistent pain affects 100 million Americans—more than diabetes, heart disease, and cancer combined?
Join a free public discussion on new ways to treat chronic pain, where CPMC Scientific Director Dr. Michael Rowbotham will lead a discussion on the physiology and psychology of pain; current challenges and issues in treating chronic pain; and novel therapies and strategies for treatment. He will be joined by Dr. Allan Basbaum, Professor of Anatomy at UCSF, and their presentations will be followed by a question-and-answer period with audience participation.
WHEN: 7 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014
WHERE: Sens Restaurant, Promenade Level, Embarcadero 4, San Francisco, CA 94111
FOR MORE INFO: The event is presented by Bay Area science programs Wonderfest and Ask a Scientist. Visit http://wonderfest.org/understand-pain/.