1A - Personalized Pain Management
CME (AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™) 1.5; ACPE (UAN: 0853-9999-17-053-L01-P) 0.15; CEU (NSGC Category 1) 0.15; Attendance CEU 1.5

Monday, October 9
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM

The different types of pain (acute, chronic, inflammatory, neuropathic, or cancer) can be complex to treat. Drug intervention is typically the first line of treatment, however, numerous individuals receive ADR or no effect. The implementation of pharmacogenomics to treat patients with pain, may elevate ADR and increase the effect of the drug.

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Timothy B. Curry

Director, Education Program, Center for Individualized Medicine
Mayo Clinic

Timothy B. Curry, MD, PhD, is the Director of the of the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine Education Program. anesthesiologist, he and his education team are helping provide the education to support the translation of individualized medicine and develop the next generation of researchers and clinicians in personalized medicine. As a clinical anesthesiologist, he is also involved in a number of projects with the Center for Individualized Medicine studying the role of pharmacogenomics in perioperative medication use as well as broad implementation of pharmacogenomic testing into the Mayo Clinic practice.


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William D. Mauck

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Mayo Clinic

William David Mauck, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and is the Chairman of the Pain Medicine Division at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. He is a graduate from the University of Missouri-Columbia where he received his MD degree. He then served four years in the United States Air Force as a Flight Surgeon. Following this commitment, he returned to training and completed his Anesthesiology residency in 2002 at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN. In 2002, he was awarded the Mayo Foundation Scholar and completed a Pain Medicine Fellowship at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester. Following the fellowship, he was hired at Mayo Clinic in Rochester as an Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine consultant. In 2007, he left the practice of anesthesiology and focuses his full attention on the practice Pain Medicine. He staffs both the Spine Center and Pain Medicine Clinic where he collaborates with PMR, Oncology, Palliative Medicine, Neurology and surgical colleagues. Dr. Mauck has an interest in expanding the role and therapies offered by Pain Medicine, particularly those involving neuromodulation. He continues to actively lecture and publish on Pain Medicine treatment and therapies.


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Halena M. Gazelka

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Rochester Mayo Clinic

Halena Gazelka, MD, completed an anesthesiology residency followed by a pain fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. She joined the staff there in 2011 and currently serves as a consultant in the Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Pain Medicine. She is an assistant professor in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. She is involved in the management of complex pain patients. Her specialty areas include: neuromodulation, including spinal cord stimulation, peripheral nerve stimulation, and intrathecal drug delivery system implantation and management for both pain and spasticity. Her practice interests also include cancer pain management and palliative care, as she has also completed a Palliative Medicine Fellowship at Mayo. She serves on the Mayo Clinic Ethics Committee and is a consultant on the Ethics Service. Dr Gazelka serves on the Ethics Committee of the American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM), as Vice Chair of Education and Scientific Affairs for the Women in Neuromodulation Committee of the North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS).


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Wayne T. Nicholson

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Pharmacology
Mayo Clinic

Wayne (Nick) Nicholson, MD, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Pharmacology in the College of Medicine. He is a currently a Consultant on the medical staff as a Clinical Pharmacologist in the Department of Anesthesiology. In addition to licensure in both medicine and pharmacy practice, he is credentialed by the American Board of Clinical Pharmacology and the Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties.


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Gordan Lauc

University of Zagreb & Genos Glycoscience Research Laboratory

Gordan Lauc, PhD, is a Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Zagreb, Honorary Professor at the University of Edinburgh and Kings College London, and member of the Johns Hopkins Society of Scholars. He graduated molecular biology at the University of Zagreb in 1992, and obtained PhD in Biochemistry and the University of Zagreb in 1995. He got his postdoctoral training at the Institute for Medical Physics and Biophysics in Munster and Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. Dr. Lauc is author of over 150 research papers and eight international patents, which were cited over 2,000 times. His laboratory performed the first large scale studies of the human plasma glycome (in 2009) and human IgG glycome (in 2011), which were the basis for the subsequent first GWAS of the human plasma and IgG glycomes, as well as numerous large clinical and epidemiological studies. He is a currently president of the International Glycoscience Organisation, Board Member of the Genos Glycoscience Research Laboratory and Director of the National Centre of Excellence in Personalized Healthcare


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1A - Personalized Pain Management
CME (AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™) 1.5; ACPE (UAN: 0853-9999-17-053-L01-P) 0.15; CEU (NSGC Category 1) 0.15; Attendance CEU 1.5

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Send Email for Personalized Pain Management
CME (AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™) 1.5; ACPE (UAN: 0853-9999-17-053-L01-P) 0.15; CEU (NSGC Category 1) 0.15; Attendance CEU 1.5