IBSA Award

IBSA Foundation Award

EFIC®- IBSA Foundation - European Journal of Pain Publication Award 2017

Sponsored by IBSA Foundation for Scientific Research, Switzerland.

Two prizes of CHF 2,500 will be awarded to first authors of an excellent original article in the areas of Pain Research or Pain Medicine published in the European Journal of Pain in 2017.

Eligibility

  • To be awarded the prize, the first author of the publication should work in a non-commercial institution (university, public research institute, hospital, etc.) in the area of pain research or pain medicine.
  • The paper must be published (in press or online) in the European Journal of Pain in 2017.
  • Professional affiliation must be a European country.
  • Section Editors of the European Journal of Pain can nominate a maximum of two papers each.

Evaluation

  • The jury is the EFIC® Committee on Scientific Research. Each member will evaluate all the proposed manuscripts, excepting the papers with conflict of interest.
  • The final decision will be taken by the Committee on Scientific Research, on the basis of the highest mean total score summed up of 4 subscores (0-1-2) as follows: novelty, quality of plan, structure of the paper, quality/impact of the findings.
  • The successful candidate will be notified by the end of July 2018.

Application details

  • Nominations proposed by the Editorial Board of the European Journal of Pain should be submitted by the Chief-Editor by 30th April 2018 via email to Christel Geevels (secretary@efic.org).
  • The award winners will be notified of the Awarding Ceremony in due course.  
  • The award can be split between equally contributing first authors, but only one of the authors is invited to the Awarding Ceremony in in 2018
  • Travel costs of up to € 750, - and one-night accommodation will be covered for the award winners by EFIC®.

For more news, please have a look on the IBSA Foundation website.


European Pain Federation - IBSA Foundation - Publication Award 2016

Award for Science Research

Kirsty Bannister,
University College London, UK

Award for Clinical Research

Gijsbrecht AJ van Velzen,
Leiden University Medical Centre,
The Netherlands

Sponsored by IBSA Foundation for Scientific Research, Switzerland the EFIC IBSA Foundation Award is an annual prize of CHF 2,500 which goes to an author for an excellent original article in the areas of pain science research or clinical research published in the European Journal of Pain in 2016.


European Pain Federation - IBSA Foundation - Publication Award 2015

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Dr. Silvia Misiti Director of the IBSA Foundation for scientific research IBSA Institut Biochimique SA, Switzerland, Dr. Chris Wells President European Pain Federation EFIC, Ms. Elisa Carlino award winner and Mr. Mikkel Gram award winner.

On September 21, 2016 in Dubrovnik, Croatia, the opening ceremony of the first “EFIC Topical Symposium on acute and Joint Pain” featured the delivery of two EFIC® – IBSA Foundation – European Journal of Pain Publication Awards for 2015.
We interviewed the two winners, who received a €2,500 prize each from the IBSA Foundation for Scientific Research for their article published in the European Journal of Pain in 2015: Ms. Elisa Carlino who won the award for her publication titled “Role of explicit verbal information in conditioned analgesia” and Mr. Mikkel Gram who won the award for his publication titled “Machine learning on encephalographic activity may predict opioid analgesia”


EFIC - IBSA Foundation - Publication Award 2014

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Mirjam Eberhardt - Award Winner / researcher, Dr Chris Wells - President European Pain Federation EFIC, Dr. Silvia Misiti - Director of the IBSA Foundations for scientific research IBSA Institut Biochimique SA

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The EFIC IBSA Foundation Publication Award sponsored by IBSA Foundation for Scientific Research, Switzerland consists of € 2,500.- which will be given to a young first author of an excellent original article in the areas of pain research or pain medicine published in an international peer-reviewed journal in 2014. The Executive Board and the Research Committee of the European Pain Federation EFIC agreed to give the EFIC – IBSA Foundation Publication Award 2014 to the German researcher Eberhardt Mirjam, Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Hannover Medical School, for her article “SODIUM CHANNEL NAV1.7 A1632T MUTATION CAUSES ERYTHROMELALGIA DUE TO A SHIFT OF FAST INACTIVATION” published in 2014 in The Journal of Biological Chemistry, during the official Opening Ceremony of the 9th Congress of the European Pain Federation EFIC in Vienna, Austria.


EFIC - IBSA Foundation - Publication Award 2013

The EFIC IBSA Foundation Publication Award sponsored by IBSA Foundation for Scientific Research, Switzerland consists of € 2,500.- which will be given to a young first author of an excellent original article in the areas of pain research or pain medicine published in an international peer-reviewed journal in 2013. The winner of the EFIC IBSA Foundation Publication Award 2013 is Serena Materazzi, Ph.D. from the University of Florence with her paper on "Parthenolide inhibits nociception and neurogenic vasodilatation in the trigeminovascular system by targeting the TRPA1 channel", during the official Council Meeting of the European Pain Federation EFIC in Brussels, Belgium.

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Prof. Luis Villanueva, Chair of the EFIC Research Committee, Dr. Giuliana Villa and Dr. Silvia Misiti Director of the IBSA Foundation for scientific research IBSA Institut Biochimique SA, Switzerland, Dr. Rominia Nassini (co-author of the paper) and Prof. Hans Georg Kress.