Simon CaretteMarch 31, 2019
Lars Arendt-Nielsen, Denmark
Dr. Lars Arendt-Nielsen
is full professor in translational experimental and clinical pain research, founder, and director of the International Pain Research Institute SMI, Aalborg University, Denmark. Founder and director of R&D at the clinical trial unit C4Pain.
He has published more than 1000 peer-reviewed journal papers (H-index 80) on experimental and clinical assessment of pain with the focus on musculoskeletal pain. He has delivered over 400 keynote lectures and edited 7 books.
Has served on the council of the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP), been president of the IASP Global Year Against Musculoskeletal Pain 2010, been president of the IASP Global Year Against Joint Pain 2016, chaired IASP’s Special Interest Group (SIG) on Musculoskeletal Pain, headed of the IASP Grant Committee, and is Editor-in-Chief of IASP Press. Dr. Arendt-Nielsen is the current President of IASP (period 2018-20). In 2007 he was knighted by the Danish Queen for his contribution to science.