Duke Institute for Brain Sciences (DIBS) Research Incubator Award, Duke University 2022: Congratulations to Dr. Katherine Martucci for being awarded a Duke Institute for Brain Sciences (DIBS) Research Incubator Award. This award provides her and her team with seed funding for a pilot research study on brain changes within the midbrain ventral tegmental area in chronic pain patients who take opioids to develop novel neuro-adaptive treatments for chronic pain.
In the news: Dr. Katherine Martucci’s research on cutting-edge human spinal cord imaging was featured in a special Innovative Research section of the 2021 BluePrint, Duke Anesthesiology’s premier annual publication.
Award to HAPN Lab Postdoctoral Research Associate at Duke Academic Evening, 2021. Congratulations to Dr. Su Hyoun Park, Postdoctoral Research Associate, for her award-recognized presentation at Duke Anesthesiology’s Academic Evening 2021. Her presentation “Altered resting state activity of the brain reward circuit in fibromyalgia” was selected as a finalist for live presentation and awarded 2nd place by guest judge, Dr. Deborah Culley, in the basic science category among several other highly impressive presentations.
Duke Institute for Brain Sciences (DIBS) Research Incubator Award, Duke University 2021: Congratulations to Dr. Katherine Martucci and the faculty of Duke Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences on their Duke Institute for Brain Sciences (DIBS) Research Incubator Award. The award provides the team with pilot funding to conduct a clinical research study examine the brain’s response to heat pain stimuli among smokers in early withdrawal, to better understand the reasons for increased pain sensitivity.
NIH NIDA Supplement (R00 DA040154-05S1), 2021: Congratulations to Dr. Katherine Martucci on obtaining an administrative supplement from the NIH to promote continuity of biomedical and behavioral research.
DREAM Innovation Grant, Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University School of Medicine, 2020: Congratulations to Dr. Katherine Martucci upon being awarded a DREAM Innovation Grant. Through this award, Dr. Martucci will conduct highly innovative human spinal cord neuroimaging research which will lead to new discoveries and translational research related to spinal cord mechanisms of chronic pain.
International Narcotics Research Conference (INRC) Travel Award, 2019: Congratulations to Dr. Katherine Martucci on winning a travel award to attend and present her work on neurophysiological changes due to opioid use in patients with chronic pain at the 2019 annual International Narcotics Research Conference.
NIH NIDA Pathway to Independence Award (R00), 2018-2021