About the Editors
Maria Adele Giamberardino, MD, is Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Research Director of the Pathophysiology of Pain Laboratory, and Head of the Center for Fibromyalgia and Musculoskeletal Pain and the Headache Center at the Department of Medicine and Science of Aging of the "G. D'Annunzio" University of Chieti, Italy. Since her graduation in Medicine in 1984, she has conducted intensive clinical and experimental research in the fields of visceral pain, musculoskeletal pain, and headache, collaborating with numerous research groups in Europe and the United States. Involved in editorial activity for various national and international journals, she is currently Editor-in-Chief of IASP Press (2010–15). Since 1985, she has participated in many national and international congresses on pain as speaker, chair, session organizer, and member of the scientific committee. She is author of over 200 scientific publications in international journals and books.
Troels Staehelin Jensen, MD, DMSc, is a Consultant in Neurology at Aarhus University Hospital and Professor of Experimental and Clinical Pain Research at Aarhus University in Aarhus, Denmark, and director of the Danish Pain Research Center and its Neuropathic Pain Clinic. He obtained his degree of Doctor of Medical Sciences from the University of Aarhus on work conducted in part at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, USA. He completed his postgraduate clinical fellowship at la Salpétrière Hospital in Paris, France, and his residency in neurology at university hospitals in Aarhus and Copenhagen. Dr. Jensen has authored more than 300 peer-reviewed papers on various neurological and neurobiological topics, mainly related to experimental and clinical pain, and has received several awards and honors for his pain research. Dr. Jensen's research interests include neurophysiology, neuropharmacology, mechanisms and treatment of neuropathic pain, and translation from acute to chronic pain.