Bonepain News

Science Memorial for Professor Stephen McMahon 15 July 2022

On Friday, 15 July 2022 a Science Memorial has been organized to commemorate the late Professor Stephen McMahon, a member of the BonePainII network. You are welcome to join remotely to Mac’s Science Memorial Live Stream from 13:00 London time (14:00 CET).

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BonePain Final Consortium

Successful Final Consortium Meeting in Cambridge

In mid-May the BonePainII Consortium convened in Cambridge for its final meeting, this time at the brand new AstraZeneca Discovery Centre in Cambridge, UK. It has been a pleasure to follow the journey of our 15 Early Stage Researchers in the BonePainII network, a European Innovative Training Network committed to promote training within bone pain. 

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BonePainII Virtual Open Symposium 12 May 2022

The BonePainII Training Network is pleased to announce the online BonePainII Open Symposium on Thursday 12 May 2022 14:00-15:10 (London-time): Dr Nicholas Ryba, Senior Investigator, Sensory Biology and Pain, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), US (14:00-14:40): “Transcriptomic analysis reveals similarities as well as striking differences between somatosensory neurons in humans and mice”. Dr

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Outreach: Talk by BonePainII PhD student on her contribution to fighting pain

Clarissa Butti, a BonePainII PhD student at University College London, UCL, UK, was invited as a speaker at an event organised by the Rotary Club Lecco Le Grigne in Lecco, Italy, 21 April 2022. The title of her talk was “From theory to action: my little contribution in fighting pain”. Clarissa started by presenting her

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Poster Presentations by BonePainII Students at the OARSI 2022 World Congress on Osteoarthritis

Stephania Kalegora, a BonePainII PhD student based at the Danish company Nordic Bioscience, had a poster presentation at the OARSI conference in Berlin 7-10 April 2022.  The title of her poster was “A Noval Cathepsin K Mediated Fragment of C-Reactive Protein As a Biomarker for Bone Inflammation”.  Together with colleagues from Nordic Bioscience Stephania presented

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BonePainII students share their stories of becoming a scientist

At the beginning of October 2021 Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) Lydia Moll and Nils Simon gave two online “Skype a scientist” sessions for High School students in the USA. “Skype a scientist” is an online platform that offers the public a great opportunity to meet with various scientists from all over the world. Lydia and

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Second Annual BonePainII Meeting in Porto 22-24 September 2021

The Second Annual BonePainII took place in Porto 22-24 September 2021. This was the first time the Consortium could meet in person again since the kick-off meeting in September 2019 London, due to Covid-19.  The Early Stage Researchers (ESR) started the meeting with a site visit to the facilities of the I3S – Instituto de

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BonePainII Informal Career Talks 2021: Being passionate about what you do!

On 11 March 2021 Iain Chessell, Global Head of Neuroscience, BioPharmaceuticals Research & Development at AstraZeneca, UK, gave an inspirational career talk to the BonePainII ESRs in the BonePainII Informal Career Talks Serie.  Iain Chessell presented the choices he had made in his career. He stressed the importance of diversity, people and integrity in his

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Day in the Life of a BonePainII PhD-student at the Natural and Medical Sciences Institute at the University of Tübingen (NMI)

My name is Matthijs van der Moolen and I am a PhD-student in the Neuro-microphysiological Systems Group of Dr. Paolo Cesare. I invite you to watch this short-but-sweet impression of what a typical day of research looks like for an ESR in the BonePain II network. (Clearly a lot of fun!) I am working on establishing

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Bioprinting of neurons – First publication from BonePainII PhD student Lydia Moll and the network partner Cellectricon AB

Significant strides have been made in the development of in vitro systems for disease modelling. However, the requirement of spatially defined microenvironment control limits the generation of relevant models. To address these limitations Lydia Moll from Cellectricon AB and the Karolinska Institute in Sweden have collaborated with the company Fluicell AB. They have published their

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie grant agreement No 814244.


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