Working Group - ESRA

Working Group

THE PROSPECT WORKING GROUP

… A UNIQUE COLLABORATION BETWEEN SURGEONS AND ANAESTHESIOLOGISTS

Professor Marc Van de Velde

<p><strong>Chair</strong>, Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospital Leuven, Belgium. </p> <p><strong>Research Interests</strong>: Obstetric anaesthesia, regional anaesthesia, acute pain management. </p> <p><strong>Potential Conflicts of Interest</strong>: Professor Van de Velde is a consultant for Smiths Medical and MSD and has received lecture fees for AstraZeneca, Baxter, Smiths Medical, BBraun, Abbvie, Kimberley Clarck and Fresenius, and a research grant from Airliquide.</p>

Chair, Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospital Leuven, and Full professor of Anesthesiology, Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, KULeuven, Belgium.

Research Interests: Obstetric anaesthesia, regional anaesthesia, acute pain management.

Potential Conflicts of Interest: Professor Van de Velde is currently or was in the last three years a consultant for Smiths Medical, Medtronic, MSD, Nordic Pharma, Amneal, Grunenthal, HeronTx, Vifor Pharma, Flatmedical, Janssens Pharmaceuticals and Aguettant. He has received lecture fees in the last three years from Sintetica, Aspen, HeronTx, Aguettant, Nordic Pharma, Amneal, Grunenthal and MSD. Sintetica has supported one of his research projects.

 

Professor Henrik Kehlet (Denmark)

<p><strong>Professor of Surgery</strong>, Section for Surgical Pathophysiology, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark.</p> <p><strong>Research Interests:</strong> Acute pain physiology and treatment, surgical pathophysiology and pathogenesis of peri-operative morbidity, aiming at accelerated postoperative recovery.</p> <p><strong>Potential Conflicts of Interest: </strong>Professor Kehlet has no conflicts of interest to declare currently or in the previous 3 years.</p>

Professor of Surgery, Section for Surgical Pathophysiology, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Research Interests: Acute pain physiology and treatment, surgical pathophysiology and pathogenesis of peri-operative morbidity, aiming at accelerated postoperative recovery.

Potential Conflicts of Interest: Professor Kehlet has no conflicts of interest to declare currently or in the previous 3 years.

Prof. Dr.med. Stephan M. Freys

 

Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, DIAKO Bremen, Germany

Research Interests: Acute Pain Management, Patient Controlled Analgesia, Innovative Techniques

Potential Conflicts of Interest: Grünenthal

 

Professor Dileep N. Lobo (UK)

Professor of Gastrointestinal Surgery and Consultant Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgeon, Queen’s Medical Centre, University of Nottingham, UK.

Professor Francis Bonnet (France)

<p>Anaesthetic and Intensive Care Department Hôpital Tenon Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Paris France <p>Area of interests: Postoperative pain ; Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS); Regional Anaesthesia; Evidence based medicine</p> <p>Potential Conflicts of Interest: Consultant for Nordik Pharma; The Medicines Company; Ambu</p>

Anaesthetic and Intensive Care Department Hôpital Tenon Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Paris France

Area of interests: Postoperative pain ; Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS); Regional Anaesthesia; Evidence based medicine

Potential Conflicts of Interest: Consultant for Nordik Pharma; The Medicines Company; Ambu

Professor Stephan Schug (Austria) 

<p><strong>Professor and Chair of Anaesthesia</strong></br> University of Western Australia</p> <p><strong>Director of Pain Medicine</strong></br> Royal Perth Hospital</br> Perth</br> Australia</p> <p><strong>Main interests:</strong> Management of acute, cancer and chronic pain, regional anaesthesia, pharmacology of anaesthetics and analgesics, and quality of healthcare. </p> <p><strong>Potential Conflicts of Interest:</strong> The Anaesthesiology Unit of the University of Western Australia, but not Professor Schug personally, has received research and travel funding and speaking and consulting honoraria from Gruenenthal, CSL, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Mundipharma, Pfizer, Phosphagenics and ix Biopharma within the last 5 years.</p>

Professor and Chair of Anaesthesia
University of Western Australia

Director of Pain Medicine
Royal Perth Hospital
Perth
Australia

Main interests: Management of acute, cancer and chronic pain, regional anaesthesia, pharmacology of anaesthetics and analgesics, and quality of healthcare.

Potential Conflicts of Interest: The Anaesthesiology Unit of the University of Western Australia, but not Professor Schug personally, has received research and travel funding and speaking and consulting honoraria from Gruenenthal, CSL, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Mundipharma, Pfizer, Phosphagenics and ix Biopharma within the last 5 years.

Professor Girish Joshi (USA)

<p><strong>Professor of Anaesthesiology and Pain Management</strong> University of Texas Southwestern Medical School</br> Dallas </br> Texas</br> USA</p> <p><strong>Main interests:</strong></br> Acute pain management, ambulatory anaesthesia, clinical pharmacology related to anaesthesiology, postoperative outcome and safety.</p> <p><strong>Potential Conflicts of Interest:</strong> Baxter Pharmaceuticals, Pacira Pharmaceuticals and Mallinkrodt Pharmaceuticals</p>

Professor of Anaesthesiology and Pain Management University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Dallas
Texas
USA

Main interests:
Acute pain management, ambulatory anaesthesia, clinical pharmacology related to anaesthesiology, postoperative outcome and safety.

Potential Conflicts of Interest: Baxter Pharmaceuticals, Pacira Pharmaceuticals and Mallinkrodt Pharmaceuticals

Professor Narinder Rawal (Sweden)

<p><strong>Department of Anaesthesiology</strong></br> Örebro University</br> Örebro</br> Sweden</p> <p><strong>Main interests:</strong> Acute pain management, regional anaesthesia, organisational issues related to postoperative pain</p> <p><strong>Potential conflict of interest:</strong> Professor Rawal serves on the advisory board of Sintetica.</p>

Department of Anaesthesiology
Örebro University
Örebro
Sweden

Main interests: Acute pain management, regional anaesthesia, organisational issues related to postoperative pain

Potential conflict of interest: Professor Rawal serves on the advisory board of Sintetica.

Professor Patricia Lavand’homme (Belgium) 

<p><strong>Department of Anesthesiology and Acute Pain service</strong></br> Cliniques Universitaires st Luc</br> University Catholic of Louvain</br> Av Hippocrate 10- 1821</br> B-1200 Brussels</br> Belgium</p> <p><strong>Research interests:</strong> postoperative pain (acute and chronic), pharmacology, orthopaedic anesthesia, obstetric anesthesia </p>

Department of Anesthesiology and Acute Pain service
Cliniques Universitaires st Luc
University Catholic of Louvain
Av Hippocrate 10- 1821
B-1200 Brussels
Belgium

Research interests: postoperative pain (acute and chronic), pharmacology, orthopaedic anesthesia, obstetric anesthesia

Professor Helene Beloeil (France) 

<p><strong>Head of the anesthesiology, intensive care and pain clinic department 2. President of the pain and regional anesthesia committee of the french society of anesthesiology and intensive care. </strong> CHU Rennes, University Rennes 1</br> Inserm Numecan</br> CIC 1414, 35033 Rennes</br> France</p> <p><strong>Research Interests:</strong> postoperative pain, non opioid analgesics, opioid free anesthesia/analgesia, regional analgesia</p> <p><strong>Conflict of interest:</strong> BBRAUN</p>

Head of the anesthesiology, intensive care and pain clinic department 2. President of the pain and regional anesthesia committee of the french society of anesthesiology and intensive care. CHU Rennes, University Rennes 1
Inserm Numecan
CIC 1414, 35033 Rennes
France

Research Interests: postoperative pain, non opioid analgesics, opioid free anesthesia/analgesia, regional analgesia

Conflict of interest: BBRAUN

Professor Johan Raeder (Norway) 

<p><strong>Professor in Anaesthesiology and Consultant</strong></br> Oslo University Hospital/University of Oslo</br> Pb: 4950 Nydalen</br> N-0424 Oslo, Norway</p> <p><strong>Areas of interest:</strong> Postoperative pain; pharmacology of analgesics and anaesthtics; regional analgesia/anaesthesia, depht of anaesthesia monitoring, recovery function,PONV.</p>

Professor in Anaesthesiology and Consultant
Oslo University Hospital/University of Oslo
Pb: 4950 Nydalen
N-0424 Oslo, Norway

Areas of interest: Postoperative pain; pharmacology of analgesics and anaesthtics; regional analgesia/anaesthesia, depht of anaesthesia monitoring, recovery function,PONV.

Prof. Dr. Esther Pogatzki-Zahn (Germany) 

<p><strong>Anesthesiologist; Pain Specialist</strong></br> Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine</br> University Hospital Muenster, Germany</p> <p><strong>Research interests:</strong> Postoperative pain (acute and chronic), pharmacology of analgesics, regional analgesia, chronic pain after surgery, chronic pain (e.g. neuropathic), basic neuroscience (pain mechanisms), </p> <p><strong>Conflict of interest:</strong> Mundipharma GmbH; Gruenenthal, The Medicine Company, Fresenius Kabi; ArcelRX</p>

Anesthesiologist; Pain Specialist
Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine
University Hospital Muenster, Germany

Research interests: Postoperative pain (acute and chronic), pharmacology of analgesics, regional analgesia, chronic pain after surgery, chronic pain (e.g. neuropathic), basic neuroscience (pain mechanisms),

Conflict of interest: Mundipharma GmbH; Gruenenthal, The Medicine Company, Fresenius Kabi; ArcelRX

Professor Philipp Lirk M.D., Ph.D. United States of America 

Philipp Lirk, M.D., Ph.D. <br>United States of America <p>Attending Anesthesiologist, Brigham and Women’s Hospital <br>Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School <br>75 Francis Street <br>Boston, Massachusetts 02115 <br>United States of America <p>Main Interests: Pharmacology and Toxicology of Local Anesthetics, Anatomy and Clinical application of Peripheral Nerve Blocks, and Safety in Regional Anesthesia. Associate Editor of the European Journal of Anaesthesiology. <p>Conflicts of Interest: None.

Attending Anesthesiologist, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School
75 Francis Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02115
United States of America

Main Interests: Pharmacology and Toxicology of Local Anesthetics, Anatomy and Clinical application of Peripheral Nerve Blocks, and Safety in Regional Anesthesia. Associate Editor of the European Journal of Anaesthesiology.

Conflicts of Interest: None.

 

Prof. Alain Delbos (Ex Officio) (France) 

<p>Clinique Médipôle Garonne, Toulouse, France</br> Hôpital Tenon Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Paris</br> France</p> <p><strong>Area of interests: </strong>Regional anaesthesia / peripheral nerve blocks, Postoperative pain, Simulation for training, Robotic in US-guided peripheral nerve blocks, Humanitarian medicine. </p>

Clinique Médipôle Garonne, Toulouse, France
Hôpital Tenon Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Paris
France

Area of interests: Regional anaesthesia / peripheral nerve blocks, Postoperative pain, Simulation for training, Robotic in US-guided peripheral nerve blocks, Humanitarian medicine.

Axel Sauter, MD PhD (Norway) 

<p>Oslo University Hospital, Rikshospitalet<br /> Norway</p> <p>Main interests: Orthopaedic anaesthesia, acute pain therapy, regional anaesthesia, innovation technologies.</p> <p>Potential conflict of interest: B.Braun, Philips Healthcare</p>

Oslo University Hospital, Rikshospitalet
Norway

Main interests: Orthopaedic anaesthesia, acute pain therapy, regional anaesthesia, innovation technologies.

Potential conflict of interest: B.Braun, Philips Healthcare

PD Dr Eric Albrecht, MD, DESA

<p>Lausanne University Hospital, CHUV<br /> Switzerland</p> <p>Research interests: Meta-analyses and prospective trials on acute postoperative pain, regional procedures, complications after peripheral nerve blocks, and sleep apnea syndrome.</p> <p>Potential conflict of interest: B.Braun</p>

Lausanne University Hospital, CHUV
Switzerland

Research interests: Meta-analyses and prospective trials on acute postoperative pain, regional procedures, complications after peripheral nerve blocks, and sleep apnea syndrome.

Potential conflict of interest: B.Braun