We look forward to sharing the knowledge and expertise of this wonderful National Keynote Speaker line up at the inaugural Virtual Scientific Meeting 2021 of Australian Pain Society.

All speakers will be joining us live for interactive sessions

that will include time for Q&A with delegates.

Dr Sam Robinson

Monday 19 April, 09.30 – 09.45am AEST

2020 Rising Star Award recipient

Gain from Pain: Using Venomous Animals to Explore a New Nociceptive Pathways

Dr Samuel Robinson is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Institute for Molecular Bioscience, University of Queensland. He is the 2020 Australian Pain Society Rising Star Award Winner.

His research expertise is in the discovery of new plant and animal toxins and investigation of their structure, function and potential for biomedical applications. Sam is an expert on plants and animals that sting, and the biology, chemistry, pharmacology and pathophysiology underlying those stings.

His research is providing new understanding on the mechanisms of chemical defence and predation used by animals and plants. The new toxins he has discovered are being used as tools for improving our understanding of the human body and designing new and better treatments for certain diseases.

Registrations are now open. Visit the APS 2021 website for more updates.

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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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