Assistant Professor Sarah Ross is the recipient of a 5 year award from the NIH to Investigate the Neural Circuits of Itch. She has also received Rita Allen Foundation and Whitehall Foundation awards.
May 7, 2013 - 9:59am
September 3, 2014 - 10:05am
September 11, 2014 - 12:40pm
Professor H. Richard Koerber received a 5 year award from NINDS to determine specific nerve injury-induced cellular and molecular changes in cutaneous and muscle sensory neurons that could lead to chronic pain.
January 14, 2014 - 12:59am
“What makes you scratch? – Pain Center investigator, Dr. Sarah Ross featured on local radio show”. Click to see more
August 20, 2014 - 5:41am
Congratulations! - Kevin Taylor and Jim Ibinson, Assistant Professor, won “Best of Meeting - Clinical Research” at the 2013 International Anesthesia Research Society Annual Meeting in San Diego.
May 9, 2013 - 10:16am
Assistant Professor Rebecca Seal is the recipient of a 5 year award from the NIH to study the cholinergic-glutamatergic co-transmission in the forebrain. She also received a Rita Allen Foundation award to study pain circuits in the dorsal horn.
May 7, 2013 - 9:58am
Erica Schwartz is the recipient of an American Pain Society Future Leaders in Pain Research Grant to study “Nociceptive and Inflammatory Mediators of CP/CPPS.”
September 27, 2013 - 1:09pm
Assistant Professor Sarah Ross received a 2 year award from the NIH to employ intersectional genetics to understand and modulate itch. Professor H. Richard Koerber is a co-investigator on the award.
May 7, 2013 - 10:00am
Assistant Professor Derek Molliver is the recipient of a 4 year award from the NIH to study purinergic G protein signal integration in nociceptors.
May 17, 2013 - 9:49am
Assistant Professor Rebecca Seal received a 2 year award from the NIH to study central circuits of peripheral sensory neurons.
June 3, 2013 - 8:26am
Assistant Professor Rebecca Seal received a prestigious Rita Allen Foundation award from the American Pain Society to study glutamate transporters that contribute to chronic pain.
January 13, 2014 - 7:00pm
Brian A. Williams, MD, MBA, Professor, received the 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award from Northeast Ohio Medical University
January 13, 2014 - 12:15pm
Congratulations to Lindsey Snyder, recipient of the Toni Shippenberg Award for best pre-doctoral trainee presentation at the Third Conference on the Therapeutic Potential of Kappa Opioids in Pain in Addiction. Click to see more
April 28, 2015 - 9:23am
Professor Michael Gold received a 5 year award from NINDS to study mechanisms of migraine with a focus on the processes that account for the higher prevalence of migraine in women and the link between stress and migraine. Click to see more
March 10, 2014 - 9:31am
Derek Molliver has relocated from the Center to join the faculty at the University of New England as an Associate Professor. We wish him continuing success in his new position.
April 14, 2014 - 2:49pm
Nicole Scheff received the highest overall score on her poster. "The Functional Implications of the Differential Distribution of Na+/Ca2+ Exchanger Isoforms in Rat Sensory Neurons" among the more than 64 posters presented at the 2014 Peter Safar symposium
May 28, 2014 - 10:10am
Celebrating 10 years of the Pittsburgh Center for Pain Research under the leadership of Dr. Gerald Gebhart, the Center will be hosting a symposium: "Overcoming Barriers...". Click to see more
February 9, 2015 - 2:48pm
PET Scans Provide First Evidence for Glial Activation in Brain in Chronic Pain Patients Tracer lights up thalamus in people with lower back pain "Evidence for brain glial activation in chronic pain patients" Click to see more...
February 9, 2015 - 2:47pm
The Ross lab has identified a population of spinal interneurons - B5-I neurons - that function to inhibit itch. Click to see more...
February 9, 2015 - 2:45pm
“Congratulations to Cedric Peirs, recipient of the “best presentation award” at the recent 10th Annual Data and Dine symposium for post-doctoral scholars at the University of Pittsburgh. Click to see more
May 20, 2015 - 3:30pm
Congratulations to Pain Center graduate students Lisa McIlvried and Lindsay Snyder, winners of poster awards and the 13th annual Safar Symposium. Click to see more
May 26, 2015 - 9:55am
Congratulations to Center Faculty Michael Gold, Kip Kinchington and Sarah Ross, all of whom won intramural awards from the Virginia Kaufman Pilot Project endowment.
June 16, 2015 - 9:19am
“Congratulations to the winners of the CTSI 30, 300, 3000 Pain Challenge. -Team HeadTrack– Kelly Beck…. -Team Expressive PainImation – Charles Jonassaint… -Team Understanding the Amplification of Pain – Sarah Ross…”
June 16, 2015 - 10:03am
Congratulations to Muzamil Saleem and Marta Wells who split the Gerald F Gebhart Distinguished Research Prize for their poster presentations at the Barriers to the Translation of Pain Research. Click to see more
June 23, 2015 - 11:30am
Rebecca Seal and Austrian colleagues Silke Honsek and Jürgen Sandkühler won the Basic Research Prize at the 23rd meeting of the Austrian Pain Society, May 2015.
June 23, 2015 - 11:31am
Opioids may not spell relief for chronic back pain sufferers with depression or anxiety: Click to see more...
July 21, 2015 - 11:19am
Big News "Michael Gold to receive the F.W.L. Kerr award from the American Pain Society. Michael Gold, Professor, Center for Pain Research, will receive the 30th F.W.L. Kerr award for Basic Science Research Click to see more...
August 27, 2015 - 1:06pm
Dr. Ajay Wasan was elected to the Board of Directors of AAPM and he was also on NPR very briefly last week discussing prescription opioids. Click for more info.
January 5, 2016 - 10:14am
Training for Pre- and Post-doctoral Trainees. The training program consist of three primary elements