Science Helping Children


The Centre for Pediatric Pain Research is an international leader in children’s pain research. The interdisciplinary research conducted by our faculty, students, and staff tackles many facets of children’s acute and chronic pain. We are committed to conducting high-quality research on how to better understand, assess, and manage children’s pain and translating this research into improved practice.

This site provides an overview of our work, including current research activities at the Centre, information about our faculty and students, as well as links to useful resources on pain assessment and management in children.

You can also check out our blog for more information on upcoming events and research opportunities happening at the Centre.


Latest Blog Entry

Is pain the same in boys and girls?

September 19th, 2014

“The differences in the ways that boys and girls are expected to react to pain has long been the subject of folk wisdom and cultural idioms: Boys are expected to “tough it out” and “take it like a man”, while expressions of pain in girls are accepted and sometimes even encouraged. But are ... read more