Dr. Ana María González Roldán is a psychologist and neuroscientist working in the field of chronic pain. In 2008, she obtained a Master of Neuroscience, in the University of Balearic Islands and joined the Department of Neurodynamicsand Clinical Psychology, at the Research Institute on Health Sciences (IUNICS), University of Balearic Islands, Spain. In 2013, she obtained a PhD in Neuroscience from the same University under the supervision of Professor Dr. Pedro Montoya. Her thesis and her main interests involve behavioural, electrophysiological and neuroimaging experiments investigating the neural mechanisms underlying the affective, cognitive and social modulation of pain perception and chronic pain.
Dr. Sandra Kamping is a psychologist, adult therapist and neuroscientist working in the field of chronic pain. In 2006, she joined the Department of Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience working with its scientific director Professor Dr. Herta Flor, at the Central Institute of Mental Health in Mannheim, Germany. Her main research interest lies in the area of chronic pain comprising a wide range of chronic pain disorders (i.e. chronic back pain, fibromyalgia, chronic widespread pain and phantom limb pain). Specifically, she is interested in how pain can be modulated by emotional and cognitive factors and how our understanding of these factors can increase the effectiveness of psychological therapies for chronic pain