Emanuel Loeza – Winner of the Spring 2018 Pittsburgh Pain Research Prize
Sarah Najjar – Winner of the Spring 2018 PCPR Travel Award
Kelly Smith – Winner of the Spring 2018 PCPR Mug Design Award
Congratulations to the PCPR’s T32 Trainees for being selected for their 2018 applications!
Click Here to Learn More or Visit the T32 Application Page for More Info.
Kristin Smith-Edwards (postdoc in Davis lab) received a research grant from the REACH Foundation for her proposed study on Hirschsprung’s disease.
REACH funds only one grant per year.
Kristen’s study will examine alterations in activity of the enteric nervous system in a mouse model of Hirschsprung’s disease.
Congratulations to the PCPR for their renewal of the T32 Training Grant!
The deadline for all applications is June 1st
(click here for more details)
Do you dabble in graphic design or have a great vision for our coffee mugs?!
The PCPR team is now accepting visual drafts for our “Design Our Mug” competition and is rewarding the winner with a $50 cash prize!!!
Each competitor may send unlimited attempts of either 2 [front and back] or just 1 [front] visual logo to firstname.lastname@example.org to be evaluated and judged for a single winner during our Current Research On Pain (CROP) seminar that will be held on June 21st, 2018.
*ALL SUBMISSIONS MUST BE ENTERED BY JUNE 19th, 2018 AT 11:59 PM*
Two Examples (front and back: designed by Thomas Smith) Can Be Seen Below:
Becky Seal and Sarah Ross celebrate tenure promotions—thanks for your support Peter Strick!
Congrats to Sarah Ross (University of Pittsburgh), Ben Kolber (Duquesne University), Edita Navratilova (University of Arizona), Frank Porreca (University of Arizona), and Volker Neugebauer (Texas Tech University) on winning the Pain Research Challenge Award for their video submission: “Kappa Antagonists to Treat Pain”!
Other Teams who Received Pain Research Challenge Awards:
Eric Helm and Matt Koster (University of Pittsburgh and Duquesne University)
Christina Mair and Bridget Freisthler (University of Pittsburgh and Ohio State University)
Maria Pacella (University of Pittsburgh and COPE)
– “Coaching Pain and PTSD Elimination”
Don’t miss this exciting debate between Wood, Gold, Davis and Koerber (all stemming from our Journal Club discussion!)
Visit the link from the News page: Pain Research Forum discussion
Sarah Najjar (Albers lab) and Rick Koerber tie to win website image competition. Lindsey Snyder (Ross lab) trails by one vote and nabs third. Congratulations to all and check out the beautiful new images!