Ongoing projects

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IMI-PainCare: Improving the care of patients suffering from acute or chronic pain. A joint undertaking between the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme and EFPIA. 

  • Zahra Nochi Biomarkers of pain processing observed by nerve excitability testning
  • Hossein Pia Biomarkers of pain processing observed by nerve excitability testning
  • Francesca Fardo Biomarkers of pain processing observed by functional magnetic resonance imaging of the brain

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DOLORisk EU Horizon 2020 projekt: Understanding risk factors and determinants for neuropathic pain (2016-2020)

  • Kristine Jepsen Bennedsgaard PhD project: Mechanisms of oxaliplatin-induced Neuropathy (2016-2020)

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IDNC The International Diabetic Neuropathy Consortium (2015-2021)

  • Ellen Lund Schaldemose PhD project: Early detection and treatment of diabetic polyneuropathy(2018-2021)
  • Thorsten Kamlarczyk Rasmussen PhD project: Small fiber neuropathy: Clinical and physiological characteristics with focus on adrenergic dysfunction (2018-2021)
  • Alexander Gramm Kristensen PhD project: Understanding underlying mechanisms of diabetic polyneuropathy (2016-2019)  
  • Sandra Sif Gylfadottir PhD project: Painful diabetic neuropathy (2016-2019)
  • Karolina Snopek PhD project: Resistance training in patients with diabetic polyneuropathy (2016-2019)
  • Signe Vogel Living with diabetic neuropathy: a qualitative study 

  • Michael Nørregaard Vinkel PhD project: Pain, sensory and autonomic disturbances in cerebral palsy (2018-2021)

  • Malin Carmland PhD project: Precision medicine in the management of peripheral neuropathic pain (2018-2021)

  • Francesca Fardo Postdoc project: High precision magneto-encephalography of pain and temperature-related brain signals (2017-2018)

Current focus areas

  • Understanding risk factors and determinants for neuropathic pain
  • Understanding the development of painful and non-painful neuropathy as a consequence of diabetes and chemotherapy

  • Neuropathic pain following surgery and injury, including postamputation pain

  • Pain in children and youth with cerebral palsy

  • The sympathetic nervous system and pain

  • Pain physiology, including understanding thermal sensory processing

  • Experimental pain research

  • Pharmacotherapy