Awards & Honors

Dr. Maixner Named IASP Honorary Member
Congratulations to William Maixner, DDS, PhD, on being named an Honorary Member of the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP). Honorary membership is the highest honor IASP can bestow on a member and recognizes outstanding contributions to the field. Dr. Maixner will be honored during the 2020 IASP General Assembly at the 18th World Congress on Pain in Amsterdam on August 8th.

Niccolò Terrando, BSc (hons), DIC, PhD
Bioelectronic Regulation of CNS Lymphatic Drainage in Delirium and AD
Award Date: 8/23/2019
Funding Agency: Alzheimer’s Association
Grant Amount: $150,000

Ru-Rong Ji, PhD
Resolving Neuropathic Pain With High Frequency SCS Via Modulation of Glial Signaling and Neuroinflammation in Small and Large Animals
Award Date: 7/26/2019
Funding Agency: Boston Scientific Corporation
Grant Amount: $320,889

Niccolò Terrando, BSc (hons), DIC, PhD and Paul E. Wischmeyer, MD, EDIC
Targeting Microbially-Derived Juvenile Protective Factors to Resolve Neuroinflammation and Delirium
Award Date: 7/13/2019
Award Type: R03
Funding Agency: National Institutes of Health
Grant Amount: $322,000

Andrea Nackley, PhD
Vestibulodynia: Understanding Pathophysiology and Determining Appropriate Treatments (Vestibulodynia: UPDATe)
Award Date: 9/11/2018
Award Type: NIH R01
Funding Agency: National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
Grant Amount: $3,846,094

Katherine Martucci, PhD
The Impact of Opioids on Chronic Pain: Clinical Research and Career Training in Spinal Cord fMRI and Brain Reward Systems
Award Date: 8/14/2018
Award Type: NIH R00
Funding Agency: National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Grant Amount: $746,654

Sven-Eric Jordt, PhD
Anesthetic and Synthetic Cooling Flavors in E-cigarettes: Chemistry and Respiratory Effects Modulating Nicotine Intake
Award Date: 7/19/2018
Award Type: NIH R01
Funding Agency: National institutes of Health, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
Grant Amount: $1,456,395

Niccolò Terrando, BSc, DIC, PhD
Bioelectronic Rescue of Cognitive Impairment After Surgery
Award Date: 6/19/2018
Award Type: NIH R21
Funding Agency: National institute on Aging (NIA)
Grant Amount: $436,027

Niccolò Terrando, BSc, DIC, PhD
Omegaven and Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction
Award Date: 4/18/2018
Funding Agency: Fresenius Kabi Deutschland GmbH
Grant Amount: $122,000

Andrea Nackley, PhD
Defining the Role of Adipocyte Adrb3 in Chronic Pain
Award Date: 1/9/2018
Funding Agency: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
Grant Amount: $160,000

Xin Zhang, MD, PhD
Activation of Peripheral β2 and β3ARs Leads to Increased Nociceptor Activity
Award: Best of Abstracts
Award Date: 2/15/2018
Agency: Genetics and Pain Shared Interest Group of the American Pain Society

Niccolò Terrando, BSc, DIC, PhD
Neurovascular Dysfunction in Delirium Superimposed on Dementia
Award Date: 9/15/2017
Funding Agency: National Institutes of Health/National Institute on Aging – RO1
Grant Amount: $2,815,756

William Maixner, DDS, PhD
Chronic Overlapping Pain Conditions
Award Date: 3/20/2017
Funding Agency: University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
Grant Amount: $158,998

Thomas E. Buchheit, MD
Germline Epigenetic Effects of Opioids (GEEO)
Award Date: 3/16/2017
Funding Agency: Research Triangle Institute International
Grant Amount: $79,999

Sven-Eric Jordt, PhD
Biomarkers of Lung Injury in Methyl Isocyanate Exposed Rodents and Pigs
Award Date: 2/10/2017
Funding Agency: University of Colorado – Denver
Grant Amount: $577,458

Andrea G. Nackley, PhD
Proteins, MicroRNAs and Genes Associated with TMD and Overlapping Conditions
Award Date: 9/1/2016
Funding Agency: National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIH)
Grant Amount: $500,000

Niccolò Terrando, BSc, DIC, PhD
Role of TLR4 in Surgery-Induced Cognitive Decline
Award Date: 8/10/2016
Funding Agency: Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited
Grant Amount: $108,888

Niccolò Terrando, BSc, DIC, PhD
Bioelectronic Medicine and Cholinergic Regulation of Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction
Award Date: 7/1/2016
Funding Agency: Duke Institute for Brain Sciences (DIBS)
Grant Amount: $75,000

Sven-Eric Jordt, PhD
Mechanisms of Itch in Poison Ivy-Induced Allergic Contact Dermatitis
Award Date: 6/24/2016
Funding Agency: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (R21)
Grant Amount: $384,780

Niccolò Terrando, BSc, DIC, PhD
Neuroprotective Effects of URMC-099 in Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction
Award Date: 4/19/2016
Funding Agency: University of Rochester Medical Center
Grant Amount: $3,000

William Maixner, DDS, PhD
Genetic and Psychosocial Influences on Transition to Chronic TMD and Related Pain (OPPERA-2)
Award Date: 4/8/2016
Funding Agency: University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill/NIH
Grant Amount: $134,043

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