“Experimental Design and Practical Data Analysis in Positron Emission Tomography (PET)” 8th to 10th May 2019

This first TOBeATPAIN scientific workshop was hosted by Professor Federico Turkheimer, Dr Mattia Veronese and other members of the molecular neuroimaging group at the Department of Neuroimaging at King’s College London (KCL).

The first Transferable Skills Training course was given by Dr Aiofe Kiely from the Alzheimer’s Organisation entitled “Knowledge communication: Public engagement, fundraising and CSR”.

Review by George Sideris Lampretsas ESR 1

European Researchers Night 27th September 2019

The Natural History Museum

This year the European Researchers’ Night in London was hosted by the Natural History Museum. I was excited to take part in the event as it was a great opportunity to communicate with the public and share some information about our TOBeATPAIN Horizon2020 EU funded research at King’s. One of the activities which took place during the event, was the ‘EU Pub’.

Review by Joana Lama

TOBeATPAIN Early Stage Researcher 2

European Researchers Night September 2019

TOBeATPAIN Research presented at Neuroscience Conference in Chicago  19-23 October 2019

Professor Dr. Frank Richter attended the Society for Neuroscience Conference in Chicago and showed a poster presentation of the research work of his student Fátima Gimeno Ferrer.

More details of the EU funded TOBeATPAIN project contribution to the Neuroscience Conference in Chicago

Society for Neuroscience Conference 19-23 October 2019

World Parkinson’s Day 12th April 2019 King’s College London Parkinson’s Centre of Excellence

On 12th of April a celebration for World Parkinson’s Day 2019 was hosted by the Parkinson Foundation Centre of Excellence at King’s and Professor K Ray Chaudhuri (TOBeATPAIN Horizon2020). The event showcased the width of translational and people-based Parkinson’s research that is being carried out in the campus within King’s Health Partners.

‘Intellectual Property (IP) and commercial exploitation’ presented by Michele Dubbini from EURICE 11th July 2019

During the TOBeATPAIN training the early stage researchers (ESRs) had the opportunity to gain understanding of legal terms and regulations regarding IP and IPR as well as relevant clauses of the ITN’s grant agreement. Michele Dubbini, an IP and innovation advisor from EURICE, helped the ESRs develop insight into their obligations and rights established by the grant agreement.

Review by Zerina Kurtovic ESR 5

Pain in Europe XI – The 11th Congress of the European Pain Federation (EFIC) Valencia (Spain)  4th-7th September 2019

Prof Marzia Malcangio and Prof Eva Kosek presented their work on the role of the immune system in pain and on pain modulation, neuroinflammation, and periphery-to-central nervous system inflammatory cross-talk in patients with musculoskeletal chronic pain.


by Silvia Fanton ESR 3

30th September to 2nd October 2019

Prof. Richter and Fátima Gimeno-Ferrer gave a poster presentation entitled “Amplitudes and propagation of cortical spreading depolarization (CSD) in adult rats are influenced by Clacitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP)”

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by Fátima Gimeno-Ferrer ESR 8

Fátima Gimeno-Ferrer
Fátima Gimeno-Ferrer
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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Grant Agreement No 764860.