Professor Rainer Haberberger is Head of the Pain & Pulmonary Neurobiology Lab and Convenor of the Centre for Neuroscience, Flinders University, Adelaide. He studied Human Biology (Medical Research) at the PhilippsASM2016_Haberberger_Rainer-University in Marburg, and worked at Justus-Liebig University Giessen, Germany until 2005. He was awarded a Mary Overton Neuroscience Fellowship and started to work within the Centre for Neuroscience, Flinders from 2005. He has been Professor and Head of Anatomy & Histology plus Deputy-Director of years 1 & 2 of the Medical Course since 2014. He is a founding member of the PainAdelaide Stakeholders’ Consortium. His main areas of interest are signalling and control of gene expression in peripheral nociception. He received awards including Grants from the International Society for the Study of Pain (IASP), and Australian Brain Foundation. He is and was chief investigator in multiple category one research grants and has received over $1,000,000 of funding.

Rainer will host a plenary session on day 3 to discuss Sphingosine 1 – phosphate & nociceptive signaling.

We are delighted to have Professor Haberberger involved in APS 2016, we hope you will be able to attend and enjoy everything this conference has to offer.

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