• Intersection between pain and addiction – implications for kappa opioid receptors
    McGill Pain Center, Montreal, Quebec
  • Kappa Opioid Receptors in Chronic Pain & Associated Affective Disorders
  • Kappa Opioid Receptors in Chronic Pain & Associated Affective Disorders
    NIDA Clinical Trials Network (CTN) Stimulant Task Force


  • Functional Upregulation of Kappa Opioid Receptors in Chronic Pain States
    Intl. Drug Abuse Research Society (IDARS), Casablanca, Morocco
  • Kappa opioid modulation of negative affect and pain aversion associated with ongoing chronic pain
    International Narcotic Research Conference, New York, New York
  • Pain More than a Feeling
    Plenary Symposia presentation at the 13th Annual Canadian Neuroscience Meeting, Toronto, Ontario
  • Being mindful of opioid use: active mechanisms supporting non-opioid pain therapies
    American Pain Society, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Intersection Between Pain and Addiction
    • NIH workshop on The Opioid Crisis and the Future of Addiction and Pain Therapeutics: Opportunities, Tools & Technologies
    • Program in Neuroscience at Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
    • Pittsburgh Center for Pain Research
    • The Challenge of Chronic Pain conference, Cambridge, England
  • Chronic pain-induced dysregulation of mesolimbic circuitry - implications for treatment and opioid abuse
    Dalhousie University Research Day in Pharmacology