Scientific Advisory Board


Prof. Dr. A. Vania Apkarian
Department of Physiology
Northwestern University
300 E. Superior, Tarry Bldg. 7-705
Chicago, IL 60611
Prof. Dr. Jerry Gebhart
Professor for Anesthesiology
University of Pittsburgh
W1444 Biomedical Science Tower
200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Prof. Dr. Paul Heppenstall
Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati
Trieste, Italy
Prof. Dr. Gary Lewin
Max-Delbrück-Centrum für Molekulare Medizin (MDC)
Robert-Rössle-Str. 10
D-13092 Berlin
Prof. Dr. Frank Porreca
Associate Department Head, Pharmacology
The University of Arizona Health Sciences
Tucson, Arizona, USA
Prof. Dr. Irene Tracey
Nuffield Professor of Anaesthetic Science
University of Oxford
John Radcliffe Hospital
Oxford OX3 9DU


  • 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.