We are honoured to introduce the International Keynote Speakers for the
2020 Australian Pain Society 40th Annual Scientific Meeting
to be held at the Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart next April.
Please give a warm welcome to Professor John F. Cryan.
John F. Cryan is Professor & Chair, Dept. of Anatomy & Neuroscience, University College Cork, Ireland and is also a Principal Investigator at APC Microbiome Ireland.
Professor Cryan’s current research is focused on understanding the interaction between brain, gut & microbiome and how it applies to stress, psychiatric and immune-related disorders at key time-windows across the lifespan.
He has published over 450 articles and is co-author of the bestselling “The Psychobiotic Revolution: Mood, Food, and the New Science of the Gut-Brain Connection” from National Geographic Press.
He has received numerous awards including UCC Researcher of the Year in 2012; UCC Research Communicator of the Year 2017, the University of Utrecht Award for Excellence in Pharmaceutical Research in 2013 and being named on the Thomson Reuters/Clarivate Highly Cited Researcher list in 2014, 2017 & 2018.
Professor Cryan was elected a Member of the Royal Irish Academy in 2017. He also received a Research Mentor Award from the American Gastroenterology Association and the Tom Connor Distinguished Scientist Award from Neuroscience Ireland in 2017 and was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Antwerp, Belgium in 2018. He was a TEDMED speaker in 2014 and is currently President of the European Behavioural Pharmacology Society.
We are delighted to have Professor John F. Cryan involved in APS 2020, we hope you will be able to attend and enjoy everything this ASM has to offer.
Registrations are now open!
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