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Cancelled - CTU Seminar: The Failed Back Surgery Syndrome and Neuromodulation Research opportunities

Speaker: Professor Sam Eldabe, Consultant Anaesthetist, James Cook University Hospital Middlesbrough and Honorary Clinical Professor of Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine, Exeter University Medical School.

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Please be advised that this seminar has been cancelled.  We hope to reschedule a new date shortly.

Professor Sam Eldabe has practiced as a pain consultant for the last 18 years at The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough. His interests include the use neuromodulation for the treatment of neuropathic pain particularly Failed Back Surgery Syndrome, medication management with particular reference to opioids and has active interest in cancer pain relief and collaborates with the local palliative care team. In 1997 he started a neuromodulation service, employing a multidisciplinary team.

Sam has published more than 50 articles on the subject of pain relief and cost effectiveness of various pain procedures and is currently Chief Investigator of 8 ongoing research projects. He is Deputy Director of the Clinical Research Network North East and North Cumbria, leading the community division as well as the Regional Medical Technology initiative. He is chronic pain link person on the NIHR National Specialty Group of Anaesthesia, Perioperative Medicine, and Pain. He currently Chairs the British Pain Society ‘s Science and Research Committee and the National Expert Working Group on Health Resource Groups at NHS digital and represents the Faculty of Pain Medicine on the National Specialty Group. He is Past President of the Neuromodulation Society, UK and Ireland, President Elect of the International Neuromodulation Specialist Interest Group and Chair the examination faculty of the European Society of Regional Anaesthesia for the European Diploma of Pain Medicine.

All staff and students are welcome. 
Enquiries to Professor Rod Taylor