Two PiM members recently obtained their PhD   June 6th, 2017

​Recently, Dorien Goubert and Iris Coppieters obtained their PhD degree at Ghent University, Belgium. Dorien completed her PhD on studies linking peripheral (i.e., muscular) and central aspects of chronic low back pain. The title of her PhD was ‘Peripheral back muscle dysfunctions and central pain mechanisms: an innovative perspective on differences between recurrent and chronic pain’ and you can check out her publications here:

Iris’ PhD, entitled ‘Relationships between cognitive deficits, central sensitization, and structural brain alterations in patients with chronic idiopathic neck pain, chronic whiplash associated disorders and fibromyalgiaUnravelling differences in underlying mechanisms’ included some of her following publications:

Congratulations to both of them!