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Course Catalog > July Mini Courses (Online)

Pain: Its Causes and Treatments  

NOTE: You will receive the Zoom link one week, and again 1-2 days, before the class. We also keep an eye out for late registrants. Please contact with any questions.

This course describes the neuronal mechanisms that underlie the sensation of acute and chronic pain and the actions and abuses of drugs used to treat pain. Each lecture will begin with an introduction to aspects of the neuroscience of pain, followed by a discussion of related clinical concepts. Lecture notes will be distributed prior to each session, and the lecture slides will be available for review after each presentation. The goal of the course is to enable students to better understand the functions of their own brains in relation to pain perception and treatment. There is no prerequisite for the course.

*This class meets two times for 2 hours each.


Pain: Its Causes and Treatments

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Meeting Schedule

Day: Tu W,  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
7/27/2021 - 7/28/2021

**Note you will receive Zoom link one week as well asĀ one day before class begins. Monday classes will receive the link on the Friday before class begins.


Peter Ralston



Seats Available: 68
Mini-courses and Speaker Series offerings are open to all! Non-members are welcome to register.