Pain Research Funding Opportunities, Clinical and Basic

Event Time: Tuesday April 24, 2018 2:40 pm to 3:10 pm
ELA Type: The Grand Experience - Research Corner
Topic(s): Research Methodology, Education, and History
Director(s): Michael Oshinsky PhD, Clinton Wright MD, FAAN
Description: "A discussion of current NINDS funded pain research and future opportunities. A number of NIH institutes fund pain research and coordinate their activities through the NIH Pain Consortium. NINDS supports a broad portfolio of research studying acute and chronic pain. Dr. Wright joined the NINDS from the University of Miami, where he served as Evelyn F. McKnight Chair for Learning and Memory in the Aging, professor of neurology, public health sciences, and neuroscience, and chief of the Division of Cognitive Disorders. The focus of Dr. Wright’s research has been on the effects of vascular risk factors and disease, such as subclinical cerebrovascular damage and stroke, on brain structure and cognitive function. Dr. Oshinsky, PhD, joined the NINDS in 2014 as a Program Director in Systems and Cognitive Neuroscience. Dr. Oshinsky is responsible for research and administrative issues related to migraine, other headache disorders, neuropathic pain, peripheral and central mechanisms that mediate pain, central processing of pain perception, disease-related pain disorders, and pain management."
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