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

Pain in the neurodegenerating brain: insights into pharmacotherapy for Alzheimer disease and Parkinson disease

Lawn, Timothy; Aman, Yahyah; Rukavina, Katarina; Sideris-Lampretsas, George; Howard, Matthew; Ballard, Clive; Ray Chaudhuri, Kallol; Malcangio, Marzia

PAIN: April 2021 – Volume 162 – Issue 4 – p 999-1006

doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000002111

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