Didier Bouhassira

National Institut for Health and Medical Research (Inserm), France

Dr Didier Bouhassira (MD, PhD) has been trained in neurology and neurophysiology in Paris. He has been involved in both basic and clinical research on pain and is currently Director of Research at the National Institut for Health and Medical Research (Inserm). He is associate attending neurologist in the Pain Clinic at Ambroise Paré hospital in Boulogne-Billancourt and director of the laboratory of “Pathophysiology and Clinical Pharmacology of Pain” (Inserm U-987).

Didier Bouhassira was president of the French Pain Society (2013-2016) and is an active member of several international associations or societies. He is field editor for the European Journal of Pain and associate editor for several scientific journals. He has co-authored over 200 articles in peer reviewed journals and has written a number of book chapters devoted to the pharmacology and pathophysiology of pain.