Carl Koller Memorial Research Grant
The ASRA Carl Koller Memorial Research Fund has available a total of $200,000 biennially to support clinical and laboratory studies related to any aspect of regional anesthesia and analgesia and their application to surgery.
Carl Koller Research Grant submission criteria
This grant is awarded in even-numbered years.
2016 Carl Koller Award Recipient
Harsha Shanthanna, MBBS, MD, MSc
Department of Anesthesiology
St. Joseph's Hospital
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Research: Preventing Persistent Post-Surgical Pain After Thoracoscopic Surgeries: A Randomized Controlled Parallel Group Multicentre Pilot Study Using Ketamine and Memantine
Trial Team: Alparslan Turan (Co-Primary Investigator), James Paul (Co-Investigator), Ian Gilron (Co-Investigator), Henrik Kehlet (Co-Investigator, Project planning committee), Colin Schieman (Co-Investigator and Surgical site lead), PJ Devereaux (Co-Investigator, Project planning committee), Lehana Thabane (Co-Investigator, Project planning committee), Sadeesh Srinathan (Co-Investigator, Project planning committee)
2016 Research Update
Barys Ihnatsenka, MD, provided an update on his grant project on April 2nd at the 41st Annual Regional Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine Meeting in New Orleans, LA. Read a summary of his presentation.
Chronic Pain Medicine Research Grant
The newly established ASRA Chronic Pain Medicine Research Grant aims to promote and facilitate high quality research in pain medicine. Results of such research will guide clinical practice for pain physicians and improve patient health care.
2016 Chronic Pain Research Grant Recipient
Shalini Shah, MD
Mentor: Joseph Rinehart, MD
Consultants: Cecilia Canales, MPH, Michael Calderon, BS
Research: Effectiveness of Onabotulinumtoxin A (Botox) in Pediatric Patients Experiencing Migraines: A Randomized Double Blinded Placebo Crossover Study in the Pediatric Pain Population
Jijun Xu, MD, PhD, provided an update on his grant project on November 21st at the 14th Annual Pain Medicine Meeting in Miami, FL. Read a summary of his presentation.
ASRA thanks the following corporate donors who have provided support for the Chronic Pain Grant.
- Halyard Health
- St. Jude Medical Foundation