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Human Pain Research Group
Current research grants
Medical Research Council: 2008 - 2011. Anthony Jones, Wael-El-Deredy, Karl Herholz, Peter Talbot. Osteoarthritis: Interactions between endogenous brain opioids and the physiological and psychological responses to pain. £757,887.
Arthritis Research Campaign: 2008 - 2011. Anthony Jones, Wael-El-Deredy, Richard Brown, Alison Watson. Endogenous pain control mechanisms in patients with chronic arthritic pain. £317,705.
Dr Hadwen Trust: 2008 - 2010. Anthony Jones.
Endogenous pain control mechanisms in patients with chronic pain. £119,271
Mind and Life Institute Varela Award: 2007 - 2008. Christopher Brown, Anthony Jones. Electrophysiological and behavioural assessment of a mindfulness-based pain management programme for patients with chronic pain. US$10,000
ARC Programme Grant extension: 2006 - 2008. Anthony Jones, Terence King. Measurement of cognitive responses in normal volunteers and patients with osteoarthritis & fibromyalgia. £42,508
MRC: 2004 - 2009. Bill Deakin, Graham Barnes, Anthony Jones, Nancy J Rothwell, Steve Williams. Manchester magnetic resonance neuroimaging co-operative. £143,500
Human Frontier of Science Programme: 2004 - 2007. Anthony Jones. Functional imaging of the spinal cord: from experimental animals to humans. £761,850
Past research grants
Wellcome Trust VIP Award: March 2006 - September 2006. Yvonne Boyle. Modulation of Laser-Evoked Potentials (LEPs) by attention in patients with Fibromyalgia.
MRC: 2003 - 2006. David Gordon, Alan Jackson, Anthony Jones, Chris Taylor, Nancy J Rothwell, Pat Price, Pippa Tyrrell, Steve Williams, Terry Jones. Institute for Functional and Molecular Imaging. £4,061,500
Frederick Craven Moore Award: 2003 - 2006. (PhD studentship for Christopher Brown.) The pain neuromatrix in the context of cognitive and affective disorders. £39,035 including fees
DSTL: 2002 - 2005. Anthony Jones. Research into human electrophysiology. £33,000
ARC Programme Grant: 2000 - 2005. Anthony Jones, Terence King. Brain mechanisms of pain perception in musculoskeletal disorders and their modulation by therapeutic intervention. £842,822
EPSRC Project Grant: 2000 - 2002. Terence King, Anthony Jones. Development of a fibre laser stimulation system and its application to functional imaging of pain processing. £186,997
AstraZeneca Research Fellowship: 1999 - 2000. fMRI studies of the lateralisation of pain. £6,000
Arthritis and Rheumatism Council: 1997 - 1998. Localisation of pain evoked potentials using individual cerebral anatomical characteristics. £57, 000
The Hadwen Trust Research Fellowship: 1997 - 2000. Anthony Jones, Terence King. Development of a CO2 laser sensory stimulator for general clinical use. £78,000
Arthritis and Rheumatism Council: 1996 - 1998. Brain mapping and cerebral mechanisms of pain in rheumatoid arthritis. £50,000
The Hadwen Trust Equipment Grant: 1997 - 1998. Development of methods to measure cortical adaptive responses to ongoing inflammatory pain in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. £20,000
MRC - Realising Our Potential (ROPA): 1994 - 1997. Cerebral mechanisms of back pain and depression. Collaboration with Profs Jayson and Creed. £120,000
University of Manchester Faculty of Medicine: 1996. Collaboration with Profs Deakin, Crossman, Jackson and Taylor. fMRI image analysis. £20,000
University of Manchester Faculty of Medicine: 1994 - 1996. Comparison of central pain responses of patients with psychogenically driven compared to patients with neurogenically driven back pain measured by positron emission tomography. £38,000
University of Manchester Faculty of Medicine: 1994. Capital and salary grant to establish electrophysiological mapping techniques in the Human Physiology and Pain Laboratory in the Clinical Sciences Building, Hope Hospital. £101,000
Wellcome Trust Project Grant: 1993 - 1995. Pilot study to compare the sensitivity of functional magnetic resonance imaging and positron emission tomography in the detection of cerebral pain responses in man. £38,525
Wellcome Trust Travel Grant: 1993. (2 months sabbatical) Positron emission tomography of the medial pain system. To fund visit of Prof BA Vogt (Dept Physiology and Pharmacology, Bowman Gray School of Medicine, N Carolina) to collaborate in the Hammersmith/Manchester Pain Research Programme. £8,842
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