Basic Science Shared Interest Group


The focus of the Basic Science Shared Interest Group will be to promote and enhance education, policies, and research in the basic science mechanisms of pain to improve the treatment and quality of life for individuals with pain.


Co-chair: Benedict Kolber, PhD
Assistant Professor
Duquesne University
Department of Biological Sciences
600 Forbes Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Co-chair: Michael Jankowski, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Anesthesia
Division of Pain Management
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
3333 Burnet Ave
MLC 6016
Cincinnati, OH 45229

Communication Tool

Membership in the Basic Science Shared Interest Group allows you the benefit of participating in an APS sponsored Listserv. This forum offers community members an exchange for sharing best practices, asking questions, offering helpful information, and networking. To post a message to all members, send an e-mail to:

Please keep in mind that you can only send messages to the listserv from the e-mail address you provided in your member profile. If you are having difficulties using this listserv, please e-mail the APS Listserv Administrator at

APS Scientific Meeting

Mark your Calendars: 2015 APS Scientific Meeting
May 13 – 16, 2015
Palm Springs, CA

2014 APS Scientific Meeting
Review the minutes

Additional Resources

APS Recruitment Flyer
Basic Science SIG Recruitment Flyer

Join this SIG contact the APS national office at