Heidelberg Pain Consortium
Why time does not heal all wounds: Chronic Pain

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SFB 1158: From nociception to chronic pain: Structure-function properties of neural pathways and their reorganization
What underlies the ‘Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde’ nature of this key physiological function that has protected the animal kingdom from harm throughout evolution?
Why does pain convert into a disorder by becoming chronic?
And importantly, can we prevent, treat or revert these changes?

These questions are at the heart of the new Heidelberg Pain Consortium. Established by the German Research Foundation at Heidelberg University in July 2015, this centre comprises nineteen multidisciplinary projects and several associated research endeavours that span diverse, top-class clinical and basic research institutes in the twin cities of Heidelberg and Mannheim.

We welcome you to interact with the vibrant neuroscience and pain community of Heidelberg-Mannheim, participate in our collaborative research efforts and inform yourself about attractive career and training options as well as key events and resources.

 

  • Grant writing workshop

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    In July 2018, the Heidelberg Pain Consortium hosted a grant writing workshop for trainees and postdocs 

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  • Überlebensstrategien - Schmerz

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     A collaborative effort by the University of Heidelberg and the local Rhein Neckar Zeitung, the talk series "Überlebensstrategien" introduces the interested public to research topics worked on in Heidelberg.

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  • Heidelberg Pain Consortium - DasGehirn.info Partnership

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     A collaborative effort by the University of Heidelberg and dasGehirn.info is to provide the German public with information about the workings of the nervous system. In this current article, our experts help in explaining the different qualities and identities pain and nociception can assume. 

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  • Jan Siemens awarded ERC Consolidator Grant

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    Wie der körpereigene Thermostat funktioniert: Heidelberger Pharmakologe erhält ERC Consolidator Grant für Forschung zur Wärmeregulation bei Säugetieren 

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  • Feldberg Prize 2017

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    Prof. Irene Tracey was awarded the 2017 Feldberg Foundation prize and chose Heidelberg for her award lecture.

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  • Rohini Kuner honored with HMLS Award

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    With the annual HMLS Investigator Award, the Heidelberg Molecular Life Sciences initiative helps establish and ensure the visibility of the Heidelberg life sciences among the top international research universities.

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