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Enrico Greppi Award

Enrico Greppi Award

The Italian Society for the Study of Headaches sponsors an Award in memory of Enrico Greppi, pioneer and expert in the study of headache.

SISC | Società Italiana per lo Studio delle Cefalee Enrico Greppi (1896 - 1969)

The Award is assigned annually to an unpublished original paper dealing with epidemiological, genetic, pathophysiological or therapeutic aspects of headache.

The Award is endorsed by the European Headache Federation (EHF).

Award announcement

Deadline: 31 January 2019

Please note that submissions are open from January 1st to January 31th 2019 via the website of The Journal of Headache and Pain.




  • 2018 - Florence
    • Winner: Marco Lisicki, Kevin D’Ostilio, Gianluca Coppola, Felix Scholtes, Alain Maertens de Noordhout, Vincenzo Parisi, Jean Schoenen, Delphine Magis
      Evidence of an increased neuronal activation-to-resting glucose uptake ratio in the visual cortex of migraine patients: a study comparing 18FDG-PET and visual evoked potentials - M. Lisicki, K. D’Ostilio, G. Coppola, F. Scholtes, A. Maertens de Noordhout, V. Parisi, J. Schoenen, D. Magis
  • 2017 - Rome
    • Winner: Richard B. Lipton, MD
      Fluctuations in episodic and chronic migraine status over the course of one year: implications for diagnosis, treatment and clinical trial design - D. Serrano, R.B. Lipton, A.I. Scher, M.L. Reed, W.F. Stewart, A.M. Adams, D.C. Buse
  • 2016 - Glasgow
    • Winner: Anna Steinberg
      Expression of messenger molecules and receptors in rat and human sphenopalatine ganglion – A. Steinberg, S.D. Frederiksen, F.W. Blixt, K. Warfvinge, L. Edvinsson
  • 2015 - Vienna
    • Winner: Tone Heinskou, Stine Maarbjerg
      Trigeminal neuralgia – a coherent cross-specialty management program - T. Heinskou, S. Maarbjerg, P. Rochat, F. Wolfram, R.Højland Jensen, L. Bendtsen
  • 2014 - Copenhagen
    • Winner: Lyn R. Griffiths
      Genetic association and gene expression studies suggest that genetic variants in the SYNE1 and TNF genes are related to menstrual migraine - A.J. Rodriguez-Acevedo, R.A. Smith, B. Roy, H. Sutherland, R.A. Lea, A. Frith, E.A. MacGregor, L.R. Griffiths
  • 2013 - Florence
    • Winner: Karl Messlinger
      Changes in calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) receptor component and nitric oxide receptor (sGC) immunoreactivity in rat trigeminal ganglion following glyceroltrinitrate pretreatment - K. Seiler, J.I. Nusser, J.K. Lennerz, W.L. Neuhuber, K. Messlinger
  • 2012 - London
    • Winner: Sait Ashina, Daniel Serrano
      Depression and risk of transformation of episodic to chronic migraine - S. Ashina, D. Serrano, R.B. Lipton, M. Maizels, A.N. Manack, C.C. Turkel, M.L. Reed, D.C. Buse
  • 2010 - Nice
    • Winner: Oliver Summ
      A potential nitrergic mechanism of action for indomethacin, but not of other COX inhibitors - relevance to indomethacin-sensitive headaches - O. Summ, A.P Andreou, S. Akerman, P.J Goadsby
  • 2008 - London
    • Winner: Julio Pascual
      Headaches precipitated by cough, prolonged exercise or sexual activity: a prospective etiological and clinical study - J. Pascual, A. González-Mandly A, R. Martín, A. Oterino
  • 2006 - Valencia
    • Winner: Michael Bjørn Russell
      Is infrequent episodic, frequent episodic and chronic tension-type headache inherited? A population based study of 11,199 twin pairs - M.B. Russell, J. Šaltytė-Benth, N. Levi
  • 2004 - Rotterdam
    • Winner: Dan A. Svensson
      Heritability of migraine as a function of definition - D.A. Svensson, E. Waldenlind, K. Ekbom, N.L. Pedersen
  • 2002 - Istanbul
    • Winner Seniors category: Paola Sarchielli
      Brain-derived neurotrophic factor in cerebrospinal fluid of patients with chronic daily headache: relationship with nerve growth factor and glutamate levels - A. Alberti, F. Coppola, A. Baldi, A. Floridi
  • 2000 - London
    • Winner: Vijaya Nagesh
      Is there a brainstem generator of chronic daily headache? - V. Nagesh, K.M.A. Welch, S. K. Aurora, N. Gelman, S. Gopal
  • 1995 - Toronto
    • Winner Seniors category: Maria Nicolodi
    • Winner Juniors category: B. Russell
  • 1993 - Paris
    • Winner Seniors category: Paolo Martelletti
  • 1991 - Washington
    • Winner Seniors category: Gian Camillo Manzoni
    • Winner Juniors category: Maria Gabriella Buzzi
  • 1989 - Sydney
    • Winner Seniors category: Fabio Facchinetti
    • Winner Juniors category: Maria Nicolodi
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