We are honoured to introduce the International Keynote Speakers for the 2018 Australian Pain Society 38th and New Zealand Pain Society Conjoint Annual Scientific Meeting, to be held at the International Convention Centre Sydney next April.
Please give a warm welcome to Professor Frank Huygen.
Professor Frank Huygen (MD, PhD, FIPP, FFPMCAI (hon) is working as an Anesthesiologist pain specialist in the University Hospital Erasmus Medical Centre in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. He is Director of the Centre of Pain Medicine, a multidisciplinary pain clinic specialising in acute, chronic benign and oncologic pain and palliative care. Professor Huygen graduated as fellow of interventional pain practice and is certified for complex invasive pain treatment modalities like neuromodulation and epiduroscopy. He is especially interested in CRPS and has been involved in several research lines and theses focusing especially on CRPS, neuropathic and oncologic pain. He is the past elected president of the Dutch Anaesthesia Pain Society and is chairman of a national multidisciplinary guideline committee on mechanical low back pain.
Professor Huygen will be presenting A mechanism based approach in the treatment of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome.
We are delighted to have Professor Frank Huygen involved in APS NZPS 2018, we hope you will be able to attend and enjoy everything this ASM has to offer.