Bonepain News

Virtual Mid-Term Check and First Annual BonePainII Meeting

The BonePainII Mid-Term Check and First Annual Meeting took place online on 27-28 April 2020. The Mid-Term Check aims to assess the monitoring the fulfilment of the recruitment procedure, the eligibility of the early stage researchers and raise awareness of the rights and obligations of the early stage researchers and the beneficiaries.  Despite change of

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BonePain II represented at the 3rd Danish Bone Research Workshop

Two of the Early Stage Researchers of the BonePain II network, Chelsea Hopkins and Ahmed Barakat from the University of Copenhagen, represented the BonePainII network together with their supervisor, Anne-Marie Heegaard, at the 3rd Danish Bone Research Workshop on January 31 – February 2, 2020.  The workshop is an initiative to promote interaction between bone

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BonePain II Successfully Kicked-Off in London

The BonePainII Network met in London 19-20 September 2019 for the Kick-Off meeting, where the selected candidates had the chance to meet the BonePainII supervisors and each other. The programme featured presentations of the projects and partners, a workshop on collaboration in cross-cultural teams, a masterclass conducted by the partner organization Transpharmation, and a pub

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PhD Defence Sonny Sliepen, Grünenthal and University of Copenhagen

On March 29 2019, the Early Stage Researcher Sonny HJ Sliepen defended his PhD as part of the BonePain network at University of Copenhagen (Denmark). His assessment committee was composed of Dr Nick Andrews, from Boston Children´s Hospital, Harvard Medical School (USA), Associate Professor Christina Brock, Aalborg University Hospital (Denmark) and chairman Associate Professor Trine

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Strong BonePain representation in the 2nd Danish Bone Research Workshop

On the first weekend of February, February 1-3, 2019, the 2nd Danish Bone Research workshop took place in Sønderborg, Denmark, see the beautiful setting of the workshop below. The workshop is an initiative to promote interaction between bone researchers. It is organized by the University of Southern Denmark with the support of the Danish Bone

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PhD Defence Manasi Sayileksmy, University of Copenhagen

On December 7, 2018, the Early Stage Researcher Manasi Sayilekshmy defended her PhD thesis in front of friends and co-workers as part of the BonePain network at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark.  Her assessment committee was composed of Clinical Professor Niklas Rye Jørgensen from Rigshospitalet Glostrup and the University of Southern Denmark, Professor Chantal Chenu

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PhD defence by Anna Katri, Nordic Bioscience

On December 6th, 2018, Anna Katri defended her PhD. Anna conducted a three-year PhD study within the BonePain network at the drug development company Nordic Bioscience, located in Herlev (just 20 minutes from Copenhagen), Denmark.  Her PhD thesis was assessed by Gordon Munro, Senior Research Scientist, the Danish Headache Center, Denmark, Professor Chantal Chenu from

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First PhD Defence within the BonePain network: Marta Díaz del Castillo, University of Copenhagen

On October 26, 2018, our first Early Stage Researcher within the BonePain network defended her PhD thesis at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Marta Díaz del Castillo defended her thesis “Underlying mechanisms of malignant and non-malignant bone pain” in front of a numerous family members, friends and co-workers, as well as her assessment committee. The

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Professor Tony Dickenson awarded IASP Honorary membership

Congratulations to Professor Tony Dickenson, UCL, for his award of Honorary Membership of the International Association for the Study of Pain, their highest accolade, for his outstanding contributions to this field of study as well as service to the IASP. Professor Dickenson   Professor Dickenson was honoured with the award at the World Pain Congress

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Outreach: BonePain stand attracted large number of visitors at the Copenhell music festival

‘Copenhell’ is one of the biggest Scandinavian heavy metal festivals, held annually in Copenhagen. Copenhell, which took place 21-23 June 2018, combines some of the biggest names in the heavy metal scene with dozens of thematic stands, focusing in a wide range of topics from tattooing to pain research.  That’s right! This year, two of

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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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