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.”

Encourage, stimulate, and fund ongoing anesthesia-related research projects that will enhance and advance the specialty, and to disseminate current, state-of-the-art, basic and clinical research data in all areas of clinical anesthesia, including perioperative medicine, critical care, and pain management. The IARS is focused solely on the advancement and support of education and scientific research related to anesthesiology.

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IMRA Awards

This award is intended to support investigations that will further the understanding of clinical practice in anesthesiology and related sciences. Up to four research projects are selected annually, with a maximum award of $175,000 each, payable over two years.

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