Serge Marchand, PhD

Serge Marchand, Ph.D., is Professor at the Faculty of Medicine of Sherbrooke University and has pain research labs at the research center of the Sherbrooke University hospital (CRCHUS). He completed his PhD in Neuroscience at Université de Montréal and his postdoctoral training at UCSF. He is an Associate Member of the Center for Neuroscience Research at the Université de Montréal. He is the author of several articles, book chapters, and the following books: The Pain Phenomenon (IASP press 2012) and Mental Health and Pain (Spinger Press, 2014).  Dr. Marchand has research training in the following areas: Pain evaluation in chronic pain patients, Human somatosensory psychophysics, Human electrophysiology, Endogenous pain modulation mechanisms measurement, Animal nociceptive behaviors, and Immunohistochemistry. His research is characterized by a close link between fundamental and clinical projects on the neurophysiological mechanisms implicated in the development, persistency, and treatment of chronic pain.

  • Pathophysiology of Acute Pain