About the Editors
James L. Henry, PhD, is Scientific Director of the Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Pain Research and Care, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neuroscience, Professor of Anesthesia, and Chair in Central Pain at McMaster University. He spent most of his career at McGill University, where he created the McGill Centre for Research on Pain and the Quebec Pain Research Initiative.
Akbar Panju, MB, ChB, FRCP(C), FRCP(Edin), FRCP(Glasg), is Professor of Medicine at McMaster University, Chief of Medicine at Hamilton Health Sciences, and Medical Director of the Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Pain Research and Care. He obtained his medical degree from Liverpool Medical School in 1974, then undertook further training in internal medicine, cardiology, thrombosis, and clinical epidemiology and Biostatistics.
Kiran Yashpal, PhD, is an Academic Research Scientist in the Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Pain Research and Care at McMaster University. She obtained her PhD from the Montréal Neurological Institute at McGill University. She is best known for her behavioral and physiological reflex studies in rodent models of acute and chronic pain, as well as her work on the functional neuroanatomy of pain pathways.