Prof. Eija Kalso University of Finland, Finland

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Biography

Eija Kalso is Professor of Pain Research and Management, University of Helsinki, Finland, and Director of the Multidisciplinary Pain Clinic, Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Helsinki University Central Hospital. Her interests in the pain field include: opioid pharmacology; spinal mechanisms of neuropathic and inflammatory pain; clinical trials in... read morechronic pain; acute and chronic postoperative pain; and pain, opioids, and cognition. Additionally, and in keeping with the 2008-2009 Global Year theme (cancer pain), Dr. Kalso seeks to better understand why cancer pain is not adequately managed.