Nanna Brix Finnerup

Danish Pain Research Centre, Department of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University, Denmark

Prof. Nanna Brix Finnerup is director of the Danish Pain Research Center, Department of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University, Denmark. She graduated from the Medical School at Aarhus University 1993, and after internship worked at the department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology at the University of Copenhagen.

Prof. Finnerup is currently chair of NeuPSIG, the neuropathic pain Special Interest Group of the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP), and is past president of the Scandinavian Association for the Study of pain (SASP). She is section editor of the journal PAIN, and editorial board member of Scandinavian Journal of Pain and Pain Management.

Prof. Finnerup has authored more than 150 refereed publications. Her main research interest is the pathophysiology and therapy of neuropathic pain. Current research areas include painful chemotherapy-induced and diabetic polyneuropathy, postsurgical neuropathic pain, spinal cord injury pain, pain biomarkers, thermal sensory integration, neurophysiological assessment of pain mechanisms, neuropharmacology, clinical trials, and systematic reviews.