Apply for the EFIC-Grünenthal Grant (E-G-G) 2021!

Apply for the EFIC-Grünenthal Grant (E-G-G) 2021!

The EFIC-Grünenthal-Grant (E-G-G) is now accepting applications. Early-career scientists from across Europe can submit their innovative research projects in the area of chronic pain to be considered for a research grant from this prestigious scheme. How does it work?...
EFIC-Grünenthal-Grant (E-G-G) Relaunching in 2020

EFIC-Grünenthal-Grant (E-G-G) Relaunching in 2020

In February 2020, the EFIC-Grünenthal Grant (E-G-G) will reopen applications for its pain research grant worth a total of €200,000. E-G-G is a research grant scheme awarded by the European Pain Federation EFIC and sponsored by the pharmaceutical company Grünenthal...
Meet E-G-G Symposium Speaker: Joukje Oosterman, PhD

Meet E-G-G Symposium Speaker: Joukje Oosterman, PhD

“It’s easy for researchers to be confined by their research questions,” says E-G-G winner Joukje Oosterman, PhD. Joukje is a research psychologist with a specialty in the fields of ageing, pain and cognitive performance. However, in the development of the E-G-G...
Meet E-G-G Winner 2018: Jonas Zaman, PhD

Meet E-G-G Winner 2018: Jonas Zaman, PhD

“Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity.” – Louis Pasteur Like many researchers, E-G-G winner Jonas Zaman, PhD, moved around a lot for his studies – first completing his Psychology degree in Brussels, a Masters in Neuroscience in Maastricht,...
Meet E-G-G Symposium Speaker: Susanne Becker, PhD

Meet E-G-G Symposium Speaker: Susanne Becker, PhD

What is the role of dopamine, or a lack of dopamine, in the development of chronic pain? This was the question posed by Susanne Becker, PhD, one of the winners of the 2016 EFIC-Grünenthal Grant (E-G-G). The subsequent experiment used a dopamine receptor antagonist in...