Steering comittee

Besides the Speaker and the Deputy, the Steering Committee consists of:


Prof. Dr. Frank Kirchhoff
University of Saarland,
Building 48
66421 Homburg/Saar, Germany
Prof. Dr. Thomas Kuner
Department of Anatomy
Im Neuenheimer Feld 306
69120 Heidelberg, Germany
Prof. Dr. Martin Schmelz
Karl-Feuerstein-Professor for experimental Pain research
Ludolf-Krehl-Str. 13-17
68167 Mannheim , Germany
Prof. Dr. Rolf-Detlef Treede
Department of Neurophysiology
68167 Mannheim, Germany
Prof. Dr. Norbert Weidner
Spinal Cord Injury Centre
Schlierbacher Landstraße 200 a
69118 Heidelberg, Germany


  • New research findings from the Grinevich Lab (Project B02)

    (New paper published in Nature Neuroscience)


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  • New discovery in the pathophysiology of diabetic neuropathy

    (New paper published in Neuron)


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  • Gender equality in science and career development

    Supporting the work of the ALBA Network


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  • The Heidelberg Outpatient Center for Clinical Pain Research (HeiSIS)

    Congratulations to SFB 1158 Project Leader, Prof. Dr. Jonas Tesarz, on becoming the Head of a new facility in his department: The "Heidelberg Outpatient Center for Clinical Pain Research (HeiSIS)"


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  • Dr. Frauke Nees accepts new position in Kiel

    Congratulations to Dr. Frauke Nees, one of the Consortium's PIs, on her new position as the Director of the Institute of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology and W3 Professorship for Medical Psychology and Behavioral Neurobiology in the Medical Faculty of the Christian-Albrechts University in Kiel.