Ian Gilron M.D., M.Sc., FRCP(C)
Director of Clinical Pain Research
Departments of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine,Biomedical & Molecular Sciences
and Center for Neuroscience Studies
, Queen's University
; and Kingston General Hospital Clinical Research Center,
Kingston, Ontario CANADA
E-mail: gilroni AT queensu.caTraining:
Medical School: University of Ottawa (1986-90)
Anesthesia Postgraduate Training: McGill University (1992-96)
Research Training: M.Sc. Neurological Sciences - McGill University (1996-97)
Clinical Pain Research Fellowship - U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) (1997-2000)
Director of Clinical Pain Research Resident Research Co-ordinator
Our long-term academic goals are to improve the clinical management of pain by advancing knowledge about mechanisms, treatments and functional impact of painful conditions. Read more...
Chaparro LE, Wiffen PJ, Moore RA, Gilron I
. Combination pharmacotherapy for the treatment of neuropathic pain in adults. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2012 ;7:CD008943.
Dworkin RH, Turk DC, Peirce-Sandner S, Burke LB, Farrar JT, Gilron I
, et. al.
, Considerations for improving assay sensitivity in chronic pain clinical trials: IMMPACT recommendations. Pain 2012;153:1148-58.Gilron I
, Jensen MP. Clinical trial methodology of pain treatment studies: selection and measurement of self-report primary outcomes for efficacy. Reg Anesth Pain Med 2011;36:374-81.
Srikandarajah S, Gilron I
. Systematic review of movement-evoked pain versus pain at rest in postsurgical clinical trials and meta-analyses: a fundamental distinction requiring standardized measurement. Pain 2011;152:1734-9.
Johnson AP. Economics of chronic pain: How can science guide health policy? Can J Anaesth 2010;57:530-8.
, Orr E, Tu D, Mercer CD, Bond D.
A randomized, double-blind, controlled trial of perioperative administration of gabapentin, meloxicam and their combination for spontaneous and movement-evoked pain after ambulatory laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Anesth Analg 2009;108:623-30.
, Bailey JM, Tu D, Holden RR, Jackson AC, Houlden RL. Nortriptyline and gabapentin, alone and in combination for neuropathic pain: a double-blind, randomised controlled crossover trial. Lancet. 2009 Oct; 374(9697):1252-61.