Microglial heterogeneity in chronic pain

George Sideris-Lampretsas and Marzia Malcangio

August 2021

DOI 10.1016/j.bbi.2021.06.005

Literature review in Science Direct on Brain behavior and Immunity

“Fractalkine/CX3CR1 pathway in neuropathic pain: an update.” Rita Silva and Marzia Malcangio.

July 2021

Frontiers in Pain Research (2021), in press
DOI: 10.3389/fpain.2021.684684

Serotonergic gene-to-gene interaction is associated with mood and GABA concentrations but not with pain-related cerebral processing in fibromyalgia subjects and healthy controls

“Targeting neuroinflammation to combat pathological pain.” Rita Silva, Joana Menezes, Silvia Fanton, Hans-Georg Schaible, Marzia Malcangio

April 2021

The Project Repository Journal (PRj) can be found here

Journal Articles

Translational value of preclinical models for rheumatoid arthritis pain.

July 2020

Malcangio M., Pain Journal, Volume 161 issue 7 pls 1399-1400 Feb 24


PMID: 32168004

Role of the immune system in neuropathic pain.

Malcangio M., Scand J Pain. 2019 Dec 18;20(1):33-37.

doi: 10.1515/sjpain-2019-0138 PMID: 31730538 Review

‘Potential of animal models for advancing the understanding and treatment of pain in Parkinson’s disease’

January 2020

Buhidma, Y.; Rukavina, K.; Kallol Ray Chaudhuri, R.; Duty, S. (2020) npj Parkinson’s Disease 6, Article number: 1


Pain in Parkinson’s disease: new concepts in pathogenesis and treatment.

Rukavina K., Leta V., Sportelli C., Buhidma Y., Duty S., Malcangio M., Chaudhuri R., Current Opinion in Neurology (2019) August 2019 Vol. 32, Issue 4 pgs 579-588. doi: 10.1097/WCO.0000000000000711

Research Paper

The translocator protein gene is associated with endogenous pain modulation and the balance between glutamate and γ-aminobutyric acid in fibromyalgia and healthy subjects

Silvia Fanton 1Angelica SandströmJeanette TourDiana KadetoffMartin SchallingKarin B JensenRouslan SitnikovIsabel EllerbrockEva Kosek

April 2021

PMID: 34142769

DOI: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000002309

Research Paper in PAIN

From the low-density lipoprotein receptor-related protein 1 to neuropathic pain: a potentially novel target.”

Patricia García-Fernández, Nurcan Üçeyler, Claudia Sommer.

March 2021
DOI: 10.1097/PR9.0000000000000898

Conference Papers

Amplitudes and propagation of cortical spreading depolarisation (CSD) in adult rats are influenced by Calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP).

Gimeno-Ferrer, F; Richter, F; Bauer, R; Lehmenkuhler, A; Schaible, HG. ACTA PHYSIOLOGICA 227 (Suppler. 719) S1, B 01-6

Calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) influences cortical spreading depolarisation (CSD) in adult rats – could this be important in brain pathophysiology?

Gimeno-Ferrer, F; Richter F; Bauer, R; Lehmenkuhler, A; Schaible, HG.

Program No 372.06. 2019 Neuroscience Meeting Planner. Washington, DC.: Society for Neuroscience, 2019. Online