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1st International Conference on
Phantom Limb Pain

September 2-4, 2020 | Gothenburg, Sweden


About the Conference

Phantom Limb Pain (PLP) is a condition prevalent after amputation that has intrigued scientists for over a century. PLP can considerably hinder a person’s quality of life and no universally accepted guidelines exist for its prevention and treatment. The aim of the 1st International Conference on PLP (ICPLP2020) is to bring together world-renowned experts in the study and treatment of PLP, and create a forum for open discussions on competing theories and findings on PLP.


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Important Dates:

Abstract submission deadline: February 29, 2020 – 18:00 CET

Accept/Reject notification: March 29, 2020

Early Bird Registration Discount: Ends April 10, 2020


Themes

Neural basis of PLP: hypotheses, neurophysiological studies, and modeling

Treatments for PLP: surgical, neurostimulation, and non-invasive

Epidemiology and phenomenology of PLP: prevalence, comorbidities, and quality of life


Speakers:

Prof. Max Ortiz Catalan, PhD

Chalmers University of Technology

Prof. Herta Flor, PhD

Department of Neuropsychology at the University of Heidelberg, Central Institute for Mental Health

Prof. Tamar Makin, PhD

University College London

Prof. Vilayanur S. Ramachandran, MBBS, PhD

University of California, San Diego

Prof. Jack Tsao, MD, PhD

University of Tennessee

Prof. Todd Kuiken, MD, PhD

Northwestern University

Prof. Paul S. Cederna, MD

University of Michigan

Melita Giummarra, PhD

Monash University

Prof. Steven Prescott, MD, PhD

University of Toronto

Prof. Nadia Bolognini, PhD

University of Milano-Bicocca

Robin Bekrater-Bodmann, PhD

Central Institute for Mental Health, Mannheim

Prof. Jamila Andoh, PhD

Central Institute for Mental Health, Mannheim

Dr. Sarah Griffin

Virginia Commonwealth University



Scientific Committee

Max Ortiz Catalan, Herta Flor, Jack Tsao, Melita Giummarra, and Tamar Makin


Organizing Committee

Conference Chair: Max Ortiz Catalan

Scientific Program: Eva Lendaro

Logistics: Maria J. Muñoz Novoa

Finance: Enzo Mastinu

Exhibits/Sponsors: Jan Zbinden

Promotion/Social Media: Andrew Smiles


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