The Rita Allen Foundation (RAF) and American Pain Society (APS) announce the 2014 Award in Pain. The RAF and APS may award two grants in the amount of $50,000 annually, for a period of up to three years to those research proposals demonstrating the greatest merit and potential for success.
Eligible candidates will have completed their training and provided persuasive evidence of distinguished achievement or extraordinary promise in basic science research in pain. Candidates should be in the early stages of their career with an appointment at faculty level. The entire award is to be allocated to projects specifically chosen by the recipient. Overhead is not supported.
Gregory Scherrer, PhD PharmD
Molecular Mechanisms of Opioid-Induced Analgesia, Tolerance and Hyperanalgesia
Tuan Trang, PhD
The spinal determinants of arthritis pain: role of microglia and P2X7 receptors
Rita Allen Foundation Award in Pain Review Committee
Charles Inturrisi, PhD, Chair
Allan Basbaum, PhD
Kathleen Foley, MD
Tony Yaksh, PhD