RELIEF is a project of the Pain Research Forum (PRF), which is guided by an international scientific advisory board including:

  • Lars Arendt-Nielsen, Dr Med Sci., PhD, Aalborg University, Denmark
  • Allan I. Basbaum, PhD, FRS, University of California, San Francisco, USA
  • David Bennett, MB, PhD, University of Oxford, UK
  • Catherine Bushnell, PhD, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, USA
  • Christine Chambers, PhD, RPsych, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Howard Fields, MD, PhD, University of California, San Francisco, USA
  • Kathleen M. Foley, MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, NY, USA
  • Ru-Rong Ji, PhD, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
  • Eija Kalso, MD, DMedSci, University of Helsinki, Finland
  • Joseph B. Martin, MD, PhD, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
  • Jeffrey S. Mogil, PhD, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
  • Anne Louise Oaklander, MD, PhD, HMS/MGH, Boston, USA
  • Frank Porreca, PhD, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
  • Ted Price, PhD, University of Texas at Dallas, USA
  • Claudia Sommer, MD, University of Würzburg, Germany
  • Judith Turner, PhD, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
  • Clifford Woolf, MB, BCh, PhD, Boston Children’s Hospital/HMS, Boston, USA

(See here for more details).

RELIEF staff:

Neil Andrews, Executive Editor (

RELIEF contributors:

  • Nathan Fried
  • Allison Marin
  • Matthew Soleiman
  • Stephani Sutherland

Pain Research Forum team: See here.