Project-related publications

Finnerup NB, Kuner R, Jensen TS. Neuropathic pain: From mechanisms to treatment. Physiol Rev. 2020 Jun 25. doi: 10.1152/physrev.00045.2019.

Kuner R, Kuner T. Cellular circuits in the brain and their modulation in acute and chronic pain. Physiol Rev. 2020 Jun 11. doi: 10.1152/physrev.00040.2019.

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. 2019 Feb 28;10(1):983. doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-08873-z.

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

 

News

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

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  • New discovery in the pathophysiology of diabetic neuropathy

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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.