Projects


Individual Research Project 1 (Early Stage Researcher 1, ESR 1)

George Sideris Lampretsas

Project Title: Neuroinflammation and pain in Alzheimer’s disease
Supervisor: Prof. M. Malcangio (KCL) and Dr Matthew Howard (KCL, Neuroimaging)
Co-supervisor(s): Prof. C. Ballard (KCL, clinical) and Dr. K. Wafford (Eli Lilly)

Individual Research Project 2 (Early Stage Researcher 2, ESR 2)

Joana Lama

Project Title: Neuroinflammation and pain in Parkinson’s disease
Supervisor(s): Dr. Susan Duty (KCL), Prof. R. Chaudhuri (KCL, Clinical) and Prof. Steve Williams (KCL, Neuroimaging)
Co-supervisor(s): Prof. R. Chaudhuri (KCL, clinical) and Dr. M. O’Neill (Eli Lilly)

Individual Research Project 3 (Early Stage Researcher 3, ESR 3)

Silvia Fanton

Project Title: Neuroinflammation and pain processing in fibromyalgia and osteoarthritis
Supervisor: Prof. E. Kosek (KI, clinical)
Co-supervisor(s): Prof C. Sommer (UKW, clinical) and Prof S. Paulie (Mabtech)

spinal cord microglia

Individual Research Project 4 (Early Stage Researcher 4, ESR 4)

Joana Menezes

Project Title: Role of brain and spinal cord micro(glia), TSPO and IL-8 in arthritis associated pain
Supervisor: Dr. Camilla Svensson (KI)
Co-supervisor(s): Prof H-G. Schaible (UKJ) and Dr. T. Olin (Kancera)

Role of microglia and macrophages and the CX3CL1-CX3CR1 pathway in arthritis-induced pain

Individual Research Project 5 (Early Stage Researcher 5, ESR 5)

Zerina Kurtovic

Project Title: Role of microglia and macrophages and the CX3CL1-CX3CR1 pathway in arthritis-induced pain
Supervisor: Dr. Thomas Olin (Kancera)
Co-supervisor(s): Dr. Camilla Svensson (KI)

euroinflammation and pain in a mouse model for Fabry disease

Individual Research Project 6 (Early Stage Researcher 6, ESR 6)

Jeiny Luna Choconta

Project Title: Neuroinflammation and pain in a mouse model for Fabry disease
Supervisor: Prof. M. Kress (MUI)
Co-supervisor(s): Dr. M. Langeslag (MUI) and Prof. R. Chaudhuri (KCL, Clinical)

Mechanisms of spinal neuroinflammation and hyperexcitability in models of joint inflammation

Individual Research Project 7 (Early Stage Researcher 7, ESR 7)

Anutosh Roy

Project Title: Mechanisms of spinal neuroinflammation and hyperexcitability in models of joint inflammation
Supervisor: Prof. H-Georg Schaible (UKJ)
Co-supervisor(s): Dr. A. Ebersberger (UKJ) and Dr. E. Sher (Eli Lilly)

Impact of neuroinflammation and neurodegeneration on brain and spinal cord

Individual Research Project 8 (Early Stage Researcher 8, ESR 8)

Fátima Gimeno Ferrer

Project Title: Impact of neuroinflammation and neurodegeneration on brain and spinal cord homeostasis: relevance to nociception
Supervisor: Prof. Frank Richter (UKJ)
Co-supervisor(s): Prof. Michaela Kress (MUI) and Prof. S. Paulie (Mabtech)

ESR 9 Neuroinflammation in pain and nerve degeneration and regeneration in peripheral neuropathies

Individual Research Project 9 (Early Stage Researcher 9, ESR 9)

Patricia García Fernández

Project Title: Neuroinflammation in pain and nerve degeneration and regeneration in peripheral neuropathies
Supervisor: Prof. Claudia Sommer (UKW, Clinical)
Co-supervisor(s): Dr. A. Ebersberger (UKJ) and Dr. S. Schoenbichler (Bionorica)

Assessment of medical marijuana bioactive substances in a mouse model of neuropathic pain

Individual Research Project 10 (Early Stage Researcher 10, ESR 10)

Cristiana Dumbraveanu

Project Title: Assessment of medical marijuana bioactive substances in a mouse model of neuropathic pain
Supervisor: Dipl.-Ing. A. Neumann (Bionorica)
Co-supervisor(s): Prof. M. Kress (MUI) and Prof. F. Turkheimer (KCL)

ESR 11 Neuroinflammation and CNS hyper-excitability in chronic pain and neurodegeneration

Individual Research Project 11 (Early Stage Researcher 11, ESR 11)

Rita Silva

Project Title: Neuroinflammation and CNS hyper-excitability in chronic pain and neurodegeneration mice models
Supervisor: Dr. Emanuele Sher (Eli Lilly)
Co-supervisor(s): Prof. M. Malcangio (KCL)

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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.