2013 IARS Best of Meeting Abstract Award Winners

Patient-Oriented Research Award Winner

A Study of the Functional Connectivity of the Insula and the Anterior Cingulate Gyrus During Pain Processing
Kevin B. Taylor, MS
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

“I am very humbled to have been chosen for the Best of Meeting Abstract Award in Patient-Oriented Research at the IARS 2013 Annual Meeting! This has further motivated my desire to continue research on the underlying mechanisms of pain and how it can be properly managed in chronic sufferers.”

Basic Science Research Award Winner

Neuronal Gamma Protein Kinase C Mediates Remote Cardioprotection in Rats
Eric R. Gross, MD, PhD
Stanford University
Stanford, California

“The IARS meeting and awards session was an excellent platform to share my findings with others in the world interested in anesthesia research, ultimately working towards a common goal to improve patient care. I thank IARS for the opportunity.”