Bonepain News

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 at the Culture Night outreach event in Copenhagen 2021

Four PhD students from the BonePainII network participated in the Culture Night in Copenhagen on 15 October 2021. The Culture Night is a big annual outreach event. This evening museums, universities, theaters and various other public and private organizations, buildings and companies in Copenhagen are open to the public.  At the pain booth at the

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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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Poster prizes for BonePainII PhD students

2 BonePainII PhD students won prizes for their posters at the In Vivo Pharmacology Annual Meeting in 2021. The meeting was held on 7-8 October 2021 in Helsingør, Denmark. It is an event organised for PhD students enrolled in the In Vivo Pharmacology programme at the Department of Health and Medical Sciences at the University

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What if you are always in pain? BonePainII students participated in the Betweter Festival 2021 – a Dutch science Festival.

Two BonePainII PhD students Patricia Ribeiro and Christian Martin Gil from University Medical Center Utrecht participated in the science part of the Betweter festival on 1 October 2021.  The Betweter Festival is for everyone who wants to know how the world works, who does not shy away from new experiences and who likes to wonder.

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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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Virtual training at Nordic Bioscience: Tour and talks

Stefania Kalogera and Khaled Mohamed conduct their research projects at Nordic Bioscience  in Denmark. On 7 October 2020 they gave a virtual tour of Nordic Bioscience to their fellow PhD students in the network.  Nordic Bioscience is a world-leading biomarker (extracellular matrix) specialist, which offers customized development of highly disease-specific biochemical markers for diagnosis and

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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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