November 4, 2013: 3rd ACTTION Scientific Workshop to be held June 23-24, 2014, at the FDA White Oak campus, Silver Spring, Maryland

The 3rd ACTTION Scientific Workshop will be held June 23-24, 2014, at the FDA White Oak campus in Silver Spring, Maryland. The workshop will focus on translational pain research and will be co-chaired by Allan Basbaum, PhD, Robert Dworkin, PhD, Frank Porreca, PhD, and Dennis Turk, PhD. Presentations and panel discussions will review and discuss preclinical and clinical studies of genetic, epigenetic, and pharmacogenomic aspects of pain and related behaviors; transformative approaches to identifying analgesic treatments, including stem cells, gene therapy, and toxins; and recent translational analgesic success stories. A complete agenda and registration information will be available on the ACTTION website by early 2014.