Dalhousie University, Canada
Jana Sawynok has a PhD in Pharmacology, and has been particularly interested in developing novel analgesics (adenosine-based therapeutics, topical analgesics). Since 2000, she has also been interested in Complementary and Alternative Medicine, with applications in chronic pain. She has published 180 papers in reputed journals, including 8 publications on qigong. She currently supervises (in collaboration with Mary Lynch, MD) medical students conducting pragmatic observational trials of qigong in the context of self-care at a tertiary pain care setting.