Project-related publications

Tan LL,  Oswald MO, Heinl C,  Retana O, Kaushalya S,  Monyer H,  Kuner R. . Gamma oscillations in somatosensory cortex recruit prefrontal and descending serotonergic pathways in aversion and nociception. Nature Communications. (In press)

Tan LL, Pelzer P, Heinl C, Tang W, Gangadharan VFlor HSprengel RKuner TKuner R. A key role for a mid-cingulate cortex-posterior insula pathway in nociceptive hypersensitivity, Nature Neuroscience, 20(11):1591-1601, 2017

Kuner R and Flor H, Structural plasticity and reorganisation in chronic pain, Nature Reviews Neuroscience, 18(1):20-30, 2016

Gangadharan V, Kuner R. Unravelling spinal circuits of pain and mechanical allodynia. Neuron 87:673-5, 2015

Naser PV and Kuner R. Peripheral Kappa Opioid Receptor Signaling Takes on a Central Role. Neuron 99(6):1102-1104, 2018

Naser PV, Kuner R. Molecular, cellular and circuit basis of cholinergic modulation of pain. Neuroscience. pii: S0306- 4522(17)30625-5, 2017

Lu J, Luo C, Bali KK, Xie R-G, Mains RE, Eipper BA, Kuner R. A role for Kalirin-7 in nociceptive sensitisation via activity-dependent modulation of spinal synapses. Nature Communications, 6:6820, 2015

Simonetti M*, Hagenston AM*, Vardeh D*, Freitag E*, Mauceri D*, Lu J, Satagopam VP, Schneider R, Costigan M, Bading H, Kuner R. Nuclear calcium signaling in spinal neurons drives a genomic program required for persistent inflammatory pain. Neuron. 77, 43-57, 2013 * equal contributions



  • Carmen Ruiz de Almodovar Wins ERC Consolidator Grant

    Congratulations to SFB 1158 Project Leader, Professor Carmen Ruiz de Almodóvar, who has successfully obtained an ERC Consolidator Grant!


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    The Heidelberg Pain Consortium goes into the second funding period.

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