17.00 - 17.05 Welcome: Toshio Yanagida
17.05-18.00 Opening Address: Seiji Ogawa
18.00 Sake reception
Session 1 Chair: Eiichi Naito
9.45-10.20 Giandomenico Iannetti (UCL, UK). Protecting the Body: Cortical Mechanisms of Threat Detection and Pain
10.20-10.55 Markus Ploner (University of Munich, Germany). Neurophysiology of ongoing pain.
Session 2 Chair: Patrick Monaghan
11.15–11.50 Marwan Baliki (Northwestern University, USA). Hub disruption of brain functional networks: a hallmark of chronic pain.
11.50-12.25 Ulrike Bingel (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany). Cognitive modulation of analgesic treatments.
Lunch Seminar from Shionogi
Session 4 Chair: Mieke Aspergis-Shoute
13.30-14.05 Lauren Atlas (National Institute of Health, USA). How expectations shape pain and aversive learning.
14.05-14.40 Kae Nakamura (Kansai). Good and bad information is represented in the single dorsal raphe neurons
Session 4 Chair: Aya Nakae
15.00-15.35 Falk Eippert (University of Oxford). 'Nociceptive processing in the human spinal cord.'
15.35-16.10 Masabumi Minami (Hokkaido). Roles of the BNST in pain-induced aversion
Japanese tea and sweets
16.30-18.30 Main poster session
Session 1 Chair: Youichi Saitoh
9.30-10.05 Alex Green (Oxford University, UK). Deep Brain Stimulation for Chronic Neuropathic Pain
10.05-10.30 Takufumi Yanagisawa (Osaka University, Japan). Neuromodulation of deafferentation pain using real-time MEG
10-30-10.55 Koichi Hosomi (Osaka University, Japan). Primary motor cortex stimulation for neuropathic pain.
Session 2 Chair: Masahiko Shibata
11.15-11.50 Claire Gillan (Cambridge University). Functional neuroimaging of avoidance converges on a habit account of obsessive compulsive disorder.
11.50-12.05 Hiroaki Mano (CiNet, Japan). Thermal perceptual learning in humans.
12.05-12.20 Masaki Maruyama (IfReC / CiNet, Japan) Pain-related decision making: Behavioral modeling and neuroimaging approaches
Lunch seminar from Shimadzu
Session 3 Chair: Michael Lee
13.30-14.05 Tor Wager (University of Colorado Boulder, USA) The neurophysiology of pain and pain regulation: A multiple-system view.
14.05-14.40 Katja Wiech (Bath University, UK). The neural basis of symptom perception.
Session 4 Chair: Jian Li
15.00-15.35 Joshua Johansen (RIKEN, Japan) A neural circuit mechanism for triggering and setting the strength of aversive memories.
15.35-16.10 Fusao Kato (Jikei University, Japan). Parabrachial-amygdala projection in the inflammatory
Japanese tea and sweets
Session 5 Chair: Jiro Kurata
16.30-17.05 Martin Koltzenburg (UCL, UK) Nociceptor excitability as cause for chronic pain and target for analgesia.
17.05-17.40 Makoto Tominaga (National Institute of Physiological Sciences, Japan). Molecular mechanisms for detecting noxious stimuli in the peripheral nerve endings.
18.30 - Evening reception party
Session 1 Chair: Aya Nakae
09.45-10.20 Ben Seymour (CiNet, Japan). How to build a pain system.
10.20-10.55 Lars Arendt-Nielsen (Aalborg University, Denmark). Revealing the secrets of the human pain system by using mechanistic biomarkers .
Session 2 Chair: Ben Seymour
11.15- 11.50 Susanne Becker (University of Mannheim, Germany). The good and the bad: perceptual effects and neural correlates of the interaction of reward and pain.
11.50 – 12.25 Ryusuke Kakigi (National Institute of Physiological Sciences, Japan) Pain and itch perception in humans