ASM16 Keynote_SessleDr Barry Sessle received his dental training from the University of Sydney and his PhD in neurophysiology from the University of N.S.W. After postdoctoral studies at the NIH in the USA, he moved to Canada where he has been Professor in the University of Toronto Faculties of Dentistry and Medicine since 1976; he was Dean of Dentistry from 1990-2001. He is an elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences, and he has served as President of the International Association for the Study of Pain and the Canadian Pain Society.

His research on orofacial pain and neuromuscular function has been supported for over 40 years by both NIH and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. He has published over 400 journal articles and book chapters and 12 books.

Dr Sessle will be presenting on Recent insights into orofacial pain mechanisms and their clinical correlates on day 2.

Dr Sessle will also be involved in the Meet the Speakers breakfast session that has been offered to junior researchers, PhD students and post doctorate fellows. The aim of this session is to give younger scientists and clinicians an opportunity to ascertain career advice and guidance from the APS 2016 international plenary speakers.

We are delighted to have Dr Sessle involved in APS 2016, we hope you will be able to attend and enjoy everything this conference has to offer. To register for the 2016 Australian Pain Society 36th Annual Scientific Meeting please click here.

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About Australian Pain Society

The Australian Pain Society is a multidisciplinary body aiming to relieve pain and related suffering through leadership in clinical practice, education, research and public advocacy.


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