The 18th Annual Pain Therapeutics Summit is coming to Boston on October 28-29, 2024.

 

 October 19-20, 2023 | San Diego, CA

Identifying and Advancing Novel Pain Drugs Through Preclinical, Clinical Development and Commercialization

2023 Summit Speaking Faculty

CHAIRPERSON: <p>William Schmidt, Ph.D.</p>
CHAIRPERSON:

William Schmidt, Ph.D.

President

NorthStar Consulting

Biography
Sharon Hertz, MD
Sharon Hertz, MDRetired, Director, FDA Division of Analgesia, Anesthesia, Addiction Medicine, and Pain Medicine/Partner

US FDA/Hertz & Fields Consulting

Walter Koroshetz, MD
Walter Koroshetz, MDDirector

NINDS/National Institutes of Health

Biography
Suma Gopinathan, Ph.D.
Suma Gopinathan, Ph.D.Executive Director, Clinical Development

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals

Biography
Becky Baggett, BS, RAC
Becky Baggett, BS, RACAssociate Vice President, Project Delivery

Rho

Biography
Mary Ann Pelleymounter, Ph.D.
Mary Ann Pelleymounter, Ph.D.Program Director, NINDS, Division of Translational Research

National Institutes of Health

Biography
Neil Singla, MD
Neil Singla, MDChief Scientific Officer

Lotus Clinical Research

Biography
Kaitlin Roberson, EdM
Kaitlin Roberson, EdMCo-founder & CEO

Cacti Therapeutics

Biography
Jeff Gudin, MD
Jeff Gudin, MDFaculty, Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Management

University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine

Biography
Praveen Anand, MD
Praveen Anand, MDProfessor of Clinical Neurology

Imperial College London

Biography
Ryan Lanier, Ph.D.
Ryan Lanier, Ph.D.Director, Clinical Development & Abuse Liability

Pinney Associates

Biography
Cindy Steinberg
Cindy SteinbergNational Director of Policy & Advocacy

US Pain Foundation

Biography
Herman Bazan, MD
Herman Bazan, MDChief Executive Officer & Co-Founder

South Rampart Pharma

Biography
Shoshana Lipson
Shoshana LipsonExecutive Director

Hope in Pain

Biography
DP Mohapatra, Ph.D.
DP Mohapatra, Ph.D.Program Director for Pain

NINDS/National Institutes of Health

Biography
Jeff Reich, MD
Jeff Reich, MDCo-Founder, CEO

Sparian Biosciences

Biography
Ram Arudchandran, Ph.D.
Ram Arudchandran, Ph.D.Program Director

National Institute of Neurological Disorders & Stroke, National Institutes of Health

Biography
Aakanksha Jain, Ph.D.
Aakanksha Jain, Ph.D.Senior Postdoctoral Fellow

Harvard University

Biography
James Hackworth, Ph.D.
James Hackworth, Ph.D.President

Tris Pharma

Biography
Judy Ashworth, MD
Judy Ashworth, MDSenior Vice President

Pinney Associates

Biography
Todd Bertoch, MD
Todd Bertoch, MDChief Medical Officer

Cenexel JBR

Biography
David Roberson, Ph.D.
David Roberson, Ph.D.Co-founder & CEO

Blackbox Bio

Biography
Mohammad Samie, Ph.D.
Mohammad Samie, Ph.D.Associate Director - Neurological Disorders

Sangamo Therapeutics

Shariff Bayoumy
Shariff BayoumyCo-founder & Managing Partner

Mebias Discovery

Biography
Chris Benko
Chris BenkoCEO & Co-founder

Koneksa Health

Biography
Mark Field, Ph.D.
Mark Field, Ph.D.CEO & Co-founder

EptivA Therapeutics

Biography
Carl Saab, Ph.D.
Carl Saab, Ph.D.Dir., Pain Science, Tech. & Research (STAR) Lab, Prof., Dept. of Biomedical Engineering & Neurological Institute

Cleveland Clinic, Case Western Reserve Univ.

Biography
Josh Blacher, MBA
Josh Blacher, MBAChief Financial Officer

South Rampart Pharma

Biography
Marc Lesnick, Ph.D.
Marc Lesnick, Ph.D.Chief Development Officer

Tris Pharma

Biography
Ian Orozco, Ph.D.
Ian Orozco, Ph.D.Senior Scientist

Anabios

Biography
Kalpna Gupta, Ph.D.
Kalpna Gupta, Ph.D.Professor, Department of Medicine

University of California Irvine

Biography
Kenneth Mackie, MD
Kenneth Mackie, MDDistinguished Professor, Psychological and Brain Sciences

Indiana University

Biography
Kathryn DeFea, Ph.D.
Kathryn DeFea, Ph.D.Co-founder & CEO

Parmedics

Biography
Smriti Iyengar, Ph.D.
Smriti Iyengar, Ph.D.Program Director, Preclinical Screening Platform for Pain Program (PSPP), Division of Translational Research

NINDS, NIH

Biography
Tony Yaksh, Ph.D.
Tony Yaksh, Ph.D.Professor, Anesthesiology and Pharmacology

University of California San Diego

Biography
Brian Thomas, Ph.D.
Brian Thomas, Ph.D.Principal Scientist

Empirical Pharmaceutical Services

Biography
Ben Vaughn, MS, RAC
Ben Vaughn, MS, RACChief Strategist, Biostatistics & Protocol Design

Rho

Biography

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