Together, Moving Forward: Launching a New Era in Pain Science


The 2022 Annual Scientific Meeting for the United States Association for the Study of Pain (USASP) aims to provide a platform for scientists, clinicians and healthcare professionals, and trainees from basic science, translational, behavioral, clinical, and other settings to share and discuss current information related to pain mechanisms, pain prevention and pain intervention, and other relevant topics. 

The USASP embraces, promotes, and fosters a culture based on inclusion, diversity, equality, and access. We especially encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups such as, but not limited to, members of minoritized communities, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and people with disabilities.

Plenary Speakers


Yarimar Carrasquillo, PhD (NIH)
Basic Science Research
Modulating Pain and Analgesia in the Amygdala


Tonya Palermo, PhD (UW)
Clinical Research
Understanding mechanisms that link sleep and pain in youth: 
developing theoretically informed interventions

Helene Langevin, MD (NIH) 
Translational Research
NCCIH leads pain research in new directions