Alleviate PPIE poster win at the Advanced Pain Discovery Platform (APDP) Conference 2023


Alleviate Pain Data Hub's 'Embedding Patient and Public Involvement in the Alleviate Pain Data Hub' won best poster at the APDP 1st Annual Conference 2023!

Alleviate Pain Data Hub, including our patient partners, attended the APDP 1st Annual Conference on Monday 26th June in Nottingham. The APDP consortia enjoyed a full day of elevator pitches, poster presentations and workshops, related to all aspects of pain research.

At the heart of Alleviate Pain Data Hub is our patient partners. Through sharing experiences of living with pain and engaging with the pain community, this serves as a reminder to us all that behind the data and the research, there are real people dealing with real emotions. Our patient partners are key members of the team who help inform Hub strategy and cultivate engagement in the pain research community.

Alleviate was recognised at APDP 1st Annual Conference in Nottingham on Monday, 26th June, where Antony Chuters proudly accepted the award for best poster ‘Embedding Patient and Public Involvement in the Alleviate Pain Data Hub,’ on behalf of the team. You can read more about Antony’s journey and lived experience with pain here.

Our patient partners’ meaningful and invaluable contribution has had significant impact on the development of the Alleviate Pain Data Hub and the wider pain research community. Winning best poster was a fantastic achievement for the Alleviate team and we couldn’t have done this without our committed and engaged patient partners. A big congratulations to everyone who was involved in creating this poster and those continuing to drive and embed patient and public involvement within Alleviate.

The Alleviate Pain Data Hub is a £2M collaborative project funded by a consortium of funders including Versus Arthritis and the UK Medical Research Council. The project is led by the University of Dundee and involves partners from across the UK. Alleviate is one of nine HDR UK Health Data Research Hubs.  

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