Anthony Dickenson, BSc, PhD, FmedSci

University College London

Anthony Dickenson, BSc, PhD, FmedSci, FBPharmcolS is Professor of Neuropharmacology in the Department of Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology at University College, London, United Kingdom. He gained his PhD at the National Institute for Medical Research, London, and has held posts in Paris, California and Sweden.  His research interests are pharmacology of the brain, including the mechanisms of pain and how pain can be controlled in both normal and pathophysiological conditions, and how to translate basic science to the patient.

Prof. Dickenson is an Honorary Member of the British Pain Society , was a member of the Council of the International Association for the Study of Pain for 6 years and is Section Editor for the journal Pain. He has authored more than 350 refereed publications and has an h index of 92, all due to his motivated and brilliant research team; he is a founding and continuing member of the Wellcome Trust funded London Pain Consortium.

Prof. Dickenson has given plenary lectures at the World Congress on Pain, the American Pain Society, the European Pain Congress, the Canadian, French, Belgium Pain Societies, ASEAPs, the Scandinavian Pain Society, the British Pain Society, the Thailand, Irish, Singapore, Australian and New Zealand Pain Socieies, ANZCA and many other international and national meetings. He has also spoken at the Royal Institution, to GPs and schools on pain.