Awards & Grants


01/2008 Winner of the 1stResearch Grant of the Headache Award of the Spanish Headache Study Group of the Spanish Neurological Society, to do a research project at Professor Goadsby’s Lab at the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF).
01/2007 FIS (Fondo Investigación Sanitaria) award to develop research project in Headache at Vall d’Hebron Research Institute (VHIR).
10/2006 Palm Award a National Coordinator of the Action Plan against Migraine.
10/2005 EFNS (European Federation of Neurological Societies) Department to Department Programme Grant. Research project Basic Science in Headache. Professor Goadsby. Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery. University College London (UCL) – Queen Square.
03/2005 Abstract: Effects of dihydroergotamine (DHE) on central sensitization of neurons in the trigeminal nucleus caudalis, selected for the “Highlights Symposium” (top 7%) at the American Academy of Neurology Meeting in Miami, April 2005
11/2004 Travel Award. AHS Scottsdale Headache Symposium. Scottsdale, AZ, U.S.A.
09/2004 Migraine International Symposium Award for best poster (6 of 117). London, U.K.
06/2004 European Neurological Society (ENS) Award for the Scientific Paper presented at its 14th Congress in Barcelona, Spain. Travel Award to attend the 15th ENS Meeting in Austria June 2005.
06/2004 Alan B. Scott Scholarship Travel Award for the 46th Annual Scientific Meeting of the AHS (American Headache Society), Vancouver, B.C., Canada.
05/2004 Eliot Stellar Research Prize for Neuroscience for the Best Poster Presentation. 27th Annual Meeting of the Philadelphia Area Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience. Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.
2004 Winner of “la Caixa Foundation” Fellowship Award to do Headache Preclinical Research in the U.S.A.
2003 Winner of the 2003 American Headache Society AHS/Allergan Headache Prevention Research Award.
04/2003 European Neurological Society Travel Award for the 13th ENS Meeting (European Neurological Society), Istanbul, Turkey.
10/2002 American Neurology Association Travel Fellowship Award for the ANA Meeting (American Neurological Association). New York. (5 out of 300 posters selected).
7/1996 Erasmus Program Exchange Program Grant for a year exchange as a 4th year medical student at the Freie Universitaet in Berlin, Germany.
5/1996 International Student Association Grant for a clerkship exchange program as a third year medical student in the Neurology department at Ichilov Hospital, Tel Aviv, Israel.



2016 FIS (Fondo Investigación Sanitaria) research grant: “SAMBA: salivatory biomarkers in migraine”.
2015 Migraine Research Foundation Grant: “microMIG: microRNA research in migraine”. Investigadora principal: Pozo-Rosich
2015 Beca de la Mutual Médica: “estudio con neuroimagen funcional en la migraña crónica”. Investigador principal: Pozo-Rosich
2015 FP7: Euroheadpain: mechanisms and treatment of migraine and its chronification. Project number: 602633. EC contribution €5,996,726,00.
11/2011 FIS (Fondo Investigación Sanitaria – Spanish Government) research grant: “Funamig: functional analysis of the Chromig study – PI 10/00876.
11/2010 MICINN (Ministry of Science) research grant “Genes and migraine: positional cloning in familiar migraine and expression in experimental cortical spreading depression” –SAF2009-13182-C03-03.
01/2009 Research grant from MSD for the project: “Metaloproteases and other inflammation parameters in a migraine attack”.
11/2007 Research grant of the “La Marató TV3 Foundation” – for the project: “Neuroimaging with SPECT in Medication Overuse Headache” –N. 072210.
11/2007 Research grant of the “La Marató TV3 Foundation” – for the project: “Chromig: genotyping the risk of developing chronic migraine” – N. 072310.