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European Training Network on Bone Pain


International aspect

All ESRs have presented work internationally.

Dissemination training

Dissemination training completed (Except ESR 6, 7, 10).


All ESRs recruited.

Public outreach

Active participation of all ESRs in public outreach.


All ESRs have submitted at least one paper for publication.

Website (1)


Website (2)

Website updated at least annually.

Midterm review Meeting

Compulsory deliverable


Delivery of documents - compulsory deliverable

Degree Award

Report on PhD degrees awarded.


Neuropeptide Y is Up-regulated and Induces Antinociception in Cancer-induced Bone Pain

Author(s): Marta Diaz-delCastillo, Søren H. Christiansen, Camilla K. Appel, Sarah Falk, David P.D. Woldbye, Anne-Marie Heegaard
Published in: Neuroscience, Issue 384, 2018, Page(s) 111-119, ISSN 0306-4522
DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2018.05.025

Neuropeptide Y and its Involvement in Chronic Pain

Author(s): Marta Diaz-delCastillo, David P.D. Woldbye, Anne Marie Heegaard
Published in: Neuroscience, Issue 387, 2018, Page(s) 162-169, ISSN 0306-4522
DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2017.08.050

The Src family kinase inhibitor dasatinib delays pain-related behaviour and conserves bone in a rat model of cancer-induced bone pain

Author(s): Camilla Kristine Appel, Simone Gallego-Pedersen, Line Andersen, Sophie Blancheflor Kristensen, Ming Ding, Sarah Falk, Manasi Sayilekshmy, Charlotte Gabel-Jensen, Anne-Marie Heegaard
Published in: Scientific Reports, Issue 7/1, 2017, ISSN 2045-2322
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-05029-1

Hopes for the Future of Pain Control

Author(s): Kirsty Bannister, Mateusz Kucharczyk, Anthony H. Dickenson
Published in: Pain and Therapy, Issue 6/2, 2017, Page(s) 117-128, ISSN 2193-8237
DOI: 10.1007/s40122-017-0073-6

Neuropathy following spinal nerve injury shares features with the irritable nociceptor phenotype: A back-translational study of oxcarbazepine

Author(s): Ryan Patel, Mateusz Kucharczyk, Carlota Montagut-Bordas, Stevie Lockwood, Anthony H. Dickenson
Published in: European Journal of Pain, Issue 23/1, 2019, Page(s) 183-197, ISSN 1090-3801
DOI: 10.1002/ejp.1300

Calcium channel modulation as a target in chronic pain control

Author(s): Ryan Patel, Carlota Montagut-Bordas, Anthony H Dickenson
Published in: British Journal of Pharmacology, Issue 175/12, 2018, Page(s) 2173-2184, ISSN 0007-1188
DOI: 10.1111/bph.13789

Distinct transcriptional responses of mouse sensory neurons in models of human chronic pain conditions

Author(s): M.A. Bangash, Sascha R.A. Alles, Sonia Santana-Varela, Queensta Millet, Shafaq Sikandar, Larissa de Clauser, Freija ter Heegde, Abdella M. Habib, Vanessa Pereira, Jane E. Sexton, Edward C. Emery, Shengnan Li, Ana P. Luiz, Janka Erdos, Samuel J. Gossage, Jing Zhao, James J. Cox, John N. Wood
Published in: Wellcome Open Research, Issue 3, 2018, Page(s) 78, ISSN 2398-502X
DOI: 10.12688/wellcomeopenres.14641.1

Pain pathogenesis in rheumatoid arthritis—what have we learned from animal models?

Author(s): Emerson Krock, Alexandra Jurczak, Camilla I. Svensson
Published in: PAIN, Issue 159, 2018, Page(s) S98-S109, ISSN 0304-3959
DOI: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000001333

Exploring the transcriptome of resident spinal microglia after collagen antibody–induced arthritis

Author(s): Teresa Fernandez-Zafra, Tianle Gao, Alexandra Jurczak, Katalin Sandor, Zoe Hore, Nilesh M. Agalave, Jie Su, Johanna Estelius, Jon Lampa, Tomas Hokfelt, Zsuzsanna Wiesenfeld-Hallin, Xiaojun Xu, Franziska Denk, Camilla I. Svensson
Published in: PAIN, Issue 160/1, 2019, Page(s) 224-236, ISSN 0304-3959
DOI: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000001394

Non-invasive mechanical joint loading as an alternative model for osteoarthritic pain

Author(s): Freija ter Heegde, Ana P. Luiz, Sonia Santana-Varela, Iain P. Chessell, Fraser Welsh, John N. Wood, Chantal Chenu
Published in: Arthritis & Rheumatology, 2019, ISSN 2326-5191
DOI: 10.1002/art.40835

Divergent roles of immune cells and their mediators in pain

Author(s): Ramin Raoof, Hanneke L D M Willemen, Niels Eijkelkamp
Published in: Rheumatology, Issue 57/3, 2017, Page(s) 429-440, ISSN 1462-0324
DOI: 10.1093/rheumatology/kex308

Combining naproxen and a dual amylin and calcitonin receptor agonist improves pain and structural outcomes in the collagen-induced arthritis rat model

Author(s): Anna Katri, Aneta Dąbrowska, Henrik Löfvall, Ming Ding, Morten A. Karsdal, Kim V. Andreassen, Christian S. Thudium, Kim Henriksen
Published in: Arthritis Research & Therapy, Issue 21/1, 2019, ISSN 1478-6362
DOI: 10.1186/s13075-019-1819-9

Biomarker of extracellular matrix remodelling C1M and proinflammatory cytokine interleukin 6 are related to synovitis and pain in end-stage knee osteoarthritis patients

Author(s): Maja R. Radojčić, Christian S. Thudium, Kim Henriksen, Keith Tan, Rolf Karlsten, Amanda Dudley, Iain Chessell, Morten A. Karsdal, Anne-Christine Bay-Jensen, Michel D. Crema, Ali Guermazi
Published in: PAIN, Issue 158/7, 2017, Page(s) 1254-1263, ISSN 0304-3959
DOI: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000000908

Involvement of inflammatory mediators in arthritis-induced pain:what do experimental models tell us?

Author(s): Bas DB, Rudjito R, Wigerblad G, Su Jie and Svensson CI
Published in: Ch. 21. Pain 2016: Refresher course, 16th World Congress on Pain, 2016