Ben Covino Memorial Award

Funded with a grant from AstraZeneca, the Ben Covino Memorial Awards were given to seven awardees, sponsoring almost $150,000 in regional anesthesia research from 1993 until 2004.

Past Recipients

Klaus Hahnenkamp, MD
Local anesthetic inhibition of NMDA receptor signaling – Identification of molecular mechanisms

University Hospital
Munster, Germany

Markus W. Hollman, MD, PhD
Local anesthetic inhibition of NMDA receptor signaling – Identification of molecular mechanisms

University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia

Markus W. Hollman, MD, PhD
Inhibitory effects of local anesthetics on receptor/G-protein signaling

University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia

Christian Honemann, MD
Local anesthetic inhibition of thromboxane A2 signaling: Molecular mechanisms and effects of platelet aggregation

Westphalian Wilhelms Univesit├Ąt
Munster, Germany

Bing Shi, MD, PhD
Pharmacognetic differentiation of cocaine vs. bupivacaine cardiotoxicity

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Lubbock, Texas

Robert T. Wilder, MD
Human studies of tachyphylaxis to local anesthetics and hyperalgesia

Boston Children’s/Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Esperanza Recio-Pinto, MD
Lidocaine action on individual functional state of various sodium channels

Cornell University Medical College
Ithaca, New York

2004

Klaus Hahnenkamp, MD
Local anesthetic inhibition of NMDA receptor signaling – Identification of molecular mechanisms

University Hospital
Munster, Germany

2002

Markus W. Hollman, MD, PhD
Local anesthetic inhibition of NMDA receptor signaling – Identification of molecular mechanisms

University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia

2000

Markus W. Hollman, MD, PhD
Inhibitory effects of local anesthetics on receptor/G-protein signaling

University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia

1998

Christian Honemann, MD
Local anesthetic inhibition of thromboxane A2 signaling: Molecular mechanisms and effects of platelet aggregation

Westphalian Wilhelms Univesit├Ąt
Munster, Germany

1996

Bing Shi, MD, PhD
Pharmacognetic differentiation of cocaine vs. bupivacaine cardiotoxicity

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Lubbock, Texas

1994

Robert T. Wilder, MD
Human studies of tachyphylaxis to local anesthetics and hyperalgesia

Boston Children’s/Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

1993

Esperanza Recio-Pinto, MD
Lidocaine action on individual functional state of various sodium channels

Cornell University Medical College
Ithaca, New York

International Anesthesia Research Society
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