Ashok K. Saxena, MD, DA, FAMS, FICA India | IASP Award for Excellence in Pain Research and Management in Developing Countries Professor of Pain Medicine and Anesthesiology | University College of Medical Sciences | University of Delhi

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IASP Award for Excellence in Pain Research and Management in Developing Countries

Ashok Saxena, MS, PhD is a professor of Pain medicine and Anesthesiology and is involved in pain research at University College of Medical Sciences, University of Delhi, India, where he is active in both translational research and in clinical practice of pain management. He leads a program of deep profiling studies mainly in patients with PHN, painful DPN, HIV neuropathy, carpel tunnel syndrome and cancer induced neuropathic pain and chemotherapy-induced neuropathy and radiation-induced neuropathy. He has pioneered the use of relevant outcome measures and he has validated DN4 questionnaire in local Hindi language.

“Dr. Saxena’s clinical work in India has been instrumental in developing and triggering interest in pain medicine and management,” says Dr. Fernando Cervero. “He has shown not only ability to practice pain medicine and undertake basic and clinical pain research but also the dedication, energy and enthusiasm necessary to achieve his aims.”