Heidelberg Pain Consortium Scientists Honored

At thsi year's German Pain Congress Heidelberg Pain Consortium scientist Linette Tan, PhD (Project B01) was honored with the first prize for basic science for her work on the connectivity between the MCC and the posterior insula ( Tan et al. 2017).  Each year, first and second prizes in both clinical and basic research are awarded at the German Pain Congress in Mannheim. The prize is sponsored by Grünenthal.

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Dr. Linette Tan (fourth from left) on stage at the prize ceremony

Further, Drs. Carmen Laporta (Project S01) and Johann Jende (Project A03) were awarded poster prizes at the congress.

 

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Dr. Carmen Laporta at her poster

Further reading:

Tan LL, et al. A pathway from midcingulate cortex to posterior insula gates nociceptive hypersensitivity. Nat Neurosci. 2017;20:1591–1601. doi: 10.1038/nn.4645.

 

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