The University of Toronto Centre for the Study of Pain is a virtual centre that brings together outstanding scientists, clinicians, educators and trainees to address the chronic pain crisis. In partnership with the Faculties of Dentistry, Pharmacy, Medicine and Nursing, we are home to one of the largest networks of researchers in pain worldwide. The Centre serves as a catalyst for progress by mobilizing partners and resources to improve the outcomes of those living with pain. In all of its activities, we act as a vital, internationally focused centre addressing the research to practice gap.

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Upcoming Events

pain talks 2023

PAIN talks

The Quebec Network of Junior Pain Investigators (QNJPI) is proud to organize the 8th edition of the PAINtalks, which will take place at the Zoo de Granby on November 2nd, 2023 at 18:30 p.m.

National Pain Awareness Week

View all the exciting opportunities from various organizations during Pain Awareness Week.

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The UTCSP engages a diverse membership of approximately 100 faculty and trainees and provides support to their broad research and education activities.

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Our UTCSP Seed Grant is now accepting applicants!

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The UTCSP champions clinical education in pain. Our flagship program, the Interfaculty Pain Curriculum, is an enduring, internationally renowned pre-licensure educational program that has consistently demonstrated significant improvements in pain knowledge and interprofessional collaboration and has educated over 15,000 pre-licensure trainees.


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Interested in applying for the 2023 UTCSP Pain Scientist Award?

All trainee levels can apply (MSc PhD PDF)

Application Deadline: June 16th at 11:59 pm

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