Slew of Research grants for Saab Laboratory @ Brown/RI Hospital

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The Saab laboratory at Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital was recently awarded several research grants related to basic pain research:


The Association for Migraine Disorders Apr 2014- Apr 2015

“Neurovascular mechanisms of migraine”

Validating a new transgenic mouse model and optogenetic testing of the neurovascular hypothesis of migraine


Norman Prince Neuroscience Institute & University of Rhode Island Jul  2014- Jul 2015

“RGS9 modulates dopamine 2 receptor signaling and Parkinsonian behavior”

Developing a new transgenic mouse model and studying the role of RGS9 in modulating the dopamine 2 receptor pathway and Parkinson tremor


Boston Scientific Jul 2014- Jul 2015

“EEG pain biomarker”

Pre-clinical dentification of an EEG correlate of nociceptive behavior using an electrode ‘grid’array


Dean’s Award, Brown University, Aug 2014- Aug 2015

“Biomimetic Nerve Conduit to Promote Peripheral Nerve Generation”

Pre-clinical in vivo validation of peripheral nerve regeneration and prevention of painful neuroma using biomimetic nerve conduit

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