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DFNS became DFNS e.V., a registered non-profit association - thus we are rebuilding our website. Many contents here inform about the BMBF funded projects of the DFNS from 2002 to 2012. To be able to continue the projects and aims, the research network has founded the registered non-profit association DFNS e.V.. We have gathered for you the basic information in advance (see link above).
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Welcome to the DFNS!
The DFNS fosters research in the field of neuropathic pain by integrating the resources of the leading centers actively involved in neuropathic pain research in Germany:


from 2002-2012:

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On the trunk: Accurate analysis of neuropathic pain!
February 2014
The new network publication of the DFNS with reference data for Quantitative Sensory Testing (QST) for the trunk - and distinctive sensory signs in patients with postherpetic neuralgia.

>> DFNS e.V.
More information about the registered non-profit association.

>> QST-certification (pdf)

>> QST-training (pdf)


15th World Congress on Pain
Buenos Aires, Argentina, October 06 - 11, 2014
The IASP congress informs pain specialists from all over the world about new developments and advances in the field of pain - from laboratory science to clinical diagnosis, management, and prevention.

IASP Pain Meetings Calender - Europe