There had been a very positive response to the 2016 advertising for grant applications, with 7 PhD applications and 10 small Grant. All 17 applications received were Peer reviewed and discussed with the members of the committee and the Pain Relief Foundation are pleased to announce the following grants have been awarded.

A research grant to Professor John Quinn, University of Liverpool
The potential for retrotransposon mobilisation to modulate sensory loss in ageing
(2016- 2019)

A research grant to Dr Fionnuala Lundy, Queens University Belfast
Epithelia Exosomes: Key Modulators of neural function in human trigeminal nerve

A research grant to Dr Sandrine Geranton, University College London
Treating chronic pain by inhibiting SKBP51:An investigation in clinically relevant models