Who are the panelists ?

 Marchand Serge Researcher in neurophysiology, passionate about the role of sex and gender in pain and its treatment.
Serge Marchand
Scientific Director, Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé
Serge Marchand, Ph.D., is the Scientific Director of the FRQS. Prior to his appointment (August 2017), he was Professor at the Faculty of Medicine at the Université de Sherbrooke, and director of pain research labs at the Sherbrooke University Hospital Research Center. He completed his PhD in Neuroscience at Université de Montréal in 1992 and his post-doctoral training at the University of California in 1994. He held the Joint Chair in Physiopathology of Pain UQAT-Université de Sherbrooke (2002-2010), and was the Scientific Director of the CHUS Research Center (2008-2013). He has authored several articles, book chapters and books on the neurophysiology of pain, and served on numerous national and international evaluation committees. His research focuses on the neurophysiological mechanisms responsible for the development and persistence of chronic pain.