Prof. Hazem Adel Ashmawi

Prof. Hazem Adel Ashmawi

CNPq Research Productivity Scholarship – Standard 2

Positions: Permanent faculty and supervisor of Medical Residency Program in Pain, Anesthesiology. He is also an advisor at this graduate program.

Specialty: Medicine: Pain Mechanisms

Fields of interest: pain, aging and gender, experimental pain

Healthcare unit: Central Institute

h-index: 15 (Google Scholar); 11 (Scopus)

Activity as editor or reviewer of scientific papers
  • Associate Professor at Medical School of Universidade de São Paulo
  • Member of International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP)
  • Reviewer and member of the Editorial Board of DOR journal
  • Ad hoc assistant for FAPESP since 2012
  • Postdoctoral studies in Anesthesiology, under the supervision of Prof Timothy J Brennan, from August 2008 to January 2010
    • Project: Genetic expression of ionic channels linked to skin, muscle and lymph-node nociception of the dorsal root in a post-operatory pain model in rats
International activity
  • 15th World Congress on Pain, Buenos Aires, Argentina, October 9-11, 2014, having presented a poster
  • He visited the Queens Hospital, BHR University Hospitals NHS Trust, to participate in the 12TH UK Hands-on Cadaver Workshop on Interventional Pain Procedures, Nerve Block Course for Treatment of Pain in Cadaver, London, UK, December 5-11, 2013
Defended thesis and related article

Title: Effects of pyrilamine and cimetidine in the expression of C-FOS mRNA and in the modified formalin test

Advisor: Irimar de Paula Posso

Date of defense: 12/06/2000

Ashmawi HA, Chambergo FS, Araújo Palmeira CC, de Paula Posso I. The effects of pyrilamine and cimetidine on mRNA C-fos expression and nociceptive flinching behavior in rats. Anesthesia & Analgesia 2003;97(2):541-546.