IMI Stakeholder Forum 2019, Brussels, June 12th, 2019

POSTER link: IMI Stakeholder Forum 2019 It has been demonstrated that sensory neurons possess electrical activity in response to capsaicin already after few hours in vitro; however, in the case of purified neurons, this activity is largely reduced after 1 day in vitro. This cannot be explained by a lack in the capsaicin receptor TRPV1, whose presence has been proved…

MEA meeting 2018, Reutlingen, July 4th – 6th

POSTER link: MEA meeting 2018 It has been demonstrated that sensory neurons possess electrical activity in response to different excitatory stimuli already after 1 day in vitro; however, in the case of purified neurons, this activity disappears after 2 days in vitro. This cannot be explained by a lack in the capsaicin receptor TRPV1, whose presence has been proved by…

BonnBrain3 Meeting, March 25th-27th, 2019

POSTER link: BonnBrain 2019_Final_PR Abstract: HUMAN IPSC-DERIVED PNS MONO- & CO-CULTURE SYSTEMS FOR PAIN AND SENSORY NEURON RESEARCH AND DRUG DISCOVERY In a physiological state pain is one of the most important senses in terms of survival and well being, but is very problematic when it develops under disease conditions into a chronic state. Sensation of pain is initiated by…

Biannual F2F meeting, Bonn, November 22nd – 23rd.

Biannual F2F meeting, Bonn, November 22nd – 23rd.

The fourth face-to-face meeting of the NGN-PET project took place on November 22nd and 23rd, at the Life & Brain facilities in Bonn (Germany). A new opportunity to meet all together for sharing results, taking decisions and planning the work for the coming months. Twenty-two scientists representing all the partners joined the meeting. Good progress has been achieved in the…

3rd NGN-PET meeting

NGN-PET Project held its 3rd face-to-face meeting in Bresso, at AXXAM’s headquarters. Representatives of all the partners and the IMI Officer, Colm Carroll, joint the meeting. Like in previous editions, the meeting was a excellent opportunity to share and discuss the results we had obtained so far, and to agree on next steps. The NGN-PET project has accomplished with the…