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SINPAIN at SBMS Annual Meeting

SINPAIN at SBMS Annual Meeting

On 6-7 June 2024, the Regenerative Orthopaedics group from the AO Research Institute (ARI) enjoyed the excellent Swiss Bone and Mineral Society (SBMS) Annual Meeting and SBMS Summer School held in Ber...

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Joint workshop of FLAMIN-GO and SINPAIN held

Joint workshop of FLAMIN-GO and SINPAIN held

On 4 June 2024, SINPAIN and the FLAMIN-GO project held a successful joint internal workshop.

The workshop attracted around 80 participants from both projects and included students as well as exper...

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Exit Iceland – SINPAIN Progress Meeting held in Reykjavik

Exit Iceland – SINPAIN Progress Meeting held in Reykjavik

On 21-22 May 2024, the SINPAIN team had the unique opportunity to hold the bi-annual Progress Meeting in beautiful Iceland. The meeting was hosted by Paolo Gargiulo and his team at Reykjavik Universit...

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Excellent research recognised – Award-winning members of SINPAIN

Excellent research recognised – Award-winning members of SINPAIN

At the 17th anniversary meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, Sibylle Grad, an esteemed scientist in SINPAIN, received the Women’s Leadership Forum Award.

Sibylle is a Principal Scientist...

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A Pint of Science for SINPAIN

A Pint of Science for SINPAIN

The global science festival “A Pint of Science” took place simultaneously in 25 participating countries on 13-15 May 2024. Founded in 2013, the festival is set out to bring science closer to society...

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SINPAIN at OARSI 2024

SINPAIN at OARSI 2024

On 18-21 April 2024, the Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) held their World Congress on Osteoarthritis in Vienna, Austria.

Huan Meng and Zhen Li from SINPAIN partner AO Research...

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Publication: Nanoenabled Immunomodulatory Scaffolds for Cartilage Tissue Engineering

Publication: Nanoenabled Immunomodulatory Scaffolds for Cartilage Tissue Engineering

During their time with the RESTORE project, Daniela Pereira de Vasconcelos and Catarina Leite Pereira from i3S – the Institute for Research and Innovation in Health in Portugal and the RESTORE team...

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SINPAIN at Articulando el Deporte 2024

SINPAIN at Articulando el Deporte 2024

On 6-8 March 2024, SINPAIN had the great opportunity to be part of the 4th Articulando el Deporte Congress organised by OAFI, the International Osteoarthritis Foundation.

Sportspeople are parti...

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New interview online: Meet Huan Meng

New interview online: Meet Huan Meng

Our interview series with young and promising researchers continues. This time, we are pleased to introduce you to Huan Meng, a postdoc researcher in the area of regenerative orthopaedics at AO Resear...

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SINPAIN on OAFI TV and radio channel

SINPAIN on OAFI TV and radio channel

We have a special treat for our Spanish speaking community! This week, SINPAIN coordinators Damien Dupin and Angela Moncada Pazos from CIDETEC gave an interview on the OA Foundation International (OA...

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Professor Henning Madry awarded Oskar Medicine Prize

Professor Henning Madry awarded Oskar Medicine Prize

Professor Henning Madry from SINPAIN partner Saarland University received the Oskar Medicine Prize for his research on the causes of osteoarthritis. The prize in the amount of 50,000 € is awarded year...

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SINPAIN Meeting in Barcelona offered opportunity to meet OAFI

SINPAIN Meeting in Barcelona offered opportunity to meet OAFI

The agenda for the project’s 3rd Progress Meeting, hosted by Asphalion on 21-22 November 2023 in Barcelona, was packed. With 1.5 years into the project, we are about to hand in our first report with t...

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New SINPAIN Video Illustrates the Future of Knee Osteoarthritis Treatment

New SINPAIN Video Illustrates the Future of Knee Osteoarthritis Treatment

The SINPAIN research project is on a mission to revolutionise the treatment of knee osteoarthritis by developing a novel nanomedicine-based therapeutic. A newly released video clip explores the projec...

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Congratulations to Cristian Salvador on his PhD thesis

Congratulations to Cristian Salvador on his PhD thesis

We warmly congratulate Cristian Salvador from Cidetec on defending his PhD thesis last week.

As part of his PhD work, Cristian has worked on developing new cationic polymers that can be used as ve...

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Results from study about synthetic 3D printed knee joint presented at IEEE MetroXRAINE

Results from study about synthetic 3D printed knee joint presented at IEEE MetroXRAINE

The team of SINPAIN partner Reykjavik University (RU) took part in the IEEE International Conference on Metrology for eXtended Reality, Artificial Intelligence and Neural Engineerin (metroXRAINE) held...

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New Interview online: Meet Dinesh Dhumal

New Interview online: Meet Dinesh Dhumal

In the 4th interview of our interview series with young and promising researchers, we are pleased to introduce you to Francesca Dinesh Dhumal, a Formulation Scientist at OZ Biosciences.

He loves to...

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Job position available at UCLA: Assistant Project Scientist

Job position available at UCLA: Assistant Project Scientist

Do you want to join the #SINPAIN team?

A position as "Assistant Project Scientist" is open at SINPAIN partner UCLA in Los Angeles, USA.

The assigned project is focused on determining if the curren...

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SINPAIN joining HaDEA lunchtime symposium at ESGCT 2023

SINPAIN joining HaDEA lunchtime symposium at ESGCT 2023

We were delighted when we were approached by our EC Project Advisor back in August to join the “Lunchtime symposium” chaired by David Gancberg, Head of Sector- Health innovations and Ecosystems at HaD...

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Unlocking the Potential of RNA Therapeutics: New Policy Paper Released by EU Projects EXPERT and B-SMART

Unlocking the Potential of RNA Therapeutics: New Policy Paper Released by EU Projects EXPERT and B-SMART

The potential of RNA therapeutics is vast, extending far beyond COVID-19 vaccines. A comprehensive policy paper, just released by the consortia of two EU Horizon2020 projects, B-SMART and EXPERT,...

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Cartilage Net Congress 2023 – Fostering research & innovation in the Greater Region

Cartilage Net Congress 2023 – Fostering research & innovation in the Greater Region

On 28-29 September 2023 the Cartilage Net Congress 2023 co-chaired by Magali Cucchiarini and Henning Madry from SINPAIN partner Saarland University took place in Saarbrücken, Germany.

The Cartilage...

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New interview online: Meet Francesca Angelone

New interview online: Meet Francesca Angelone

In the 3rd interview of our interview series with young and promising researchers, we are pleased to introduce you to Francesca Angelone, a visiting PhD student at Reykjavik University.

In her work...

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SINPAIN Participates in Cluster Collaboration Meeting With Other Horizon 2020/Europe Projects

SINPAIN Participates in Cluster Collaboration Meeting With Other Horizon 2020/Europe Projects

The 33rd Annual Conference of the European Society for Biomaterials (ESB) brought together 1,200 international researchers and innovators at the famous Conference Center in Davos, Switzerland. The c...

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Cluster workshop co-organised by SINPAIN and cmRNAbone

Cluster workshop co-organised by SINPAIN and cmRNAbone

The SINPAIN and cmRNAbone projects have teamed up to host a cluster workshop on 8 September 2023. The workshop will focus on discussing the latest advancements in osteoarthritis treatment and bone...

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New interview online: Meet Beatriz Ribeiro

New interview online: Meet Beatriz Ribeiro

In the 2nd interview of our interview series with young and promising researchers, we are pleased to introduce you to Beatriz Ribeiro.

As a research technician at i3S, she characterizes the cell...

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SINPAIN 2nd Progress Meeting – Keeping joints healthy

SINPAIN 2nd Progress Meeting – Keeping joints healthy

On 23-24 May 2023 the SINPAIN consortium gathered for their 2nd Progress Meeting which was kindly hosted by University of Piemonte Orientale (UPO) in Novara, Italy.

With one year into the project, a...

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Publication: Application of KU812 cells for assessing complement activation related effects by nano(bio)materials

Publication: Application of KU812 cells for assessing complement activation related effects by nano(bio)materials

The team at the University of Liverpool have recently published the results of a small interlaboratory study, on the use of a model of human basophils for assessing the consequences of complement acti...

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Self-Assembled Oleic Acid-Modified Polyallylamines for Improved siRNA Transfection Efficiency and Lower Cytotoxicity

Self-Assembled Oleic Acid-Modified Polyallylamines for Improved siRNA Transfection Efficiency and Lower Cytotoxicity

Together with his team at CIDETEC and CIC biomaGUNE, SINPAIN colleague Cristian Salvador published an article in ACS Applied Bio Materials about the work done during his PhD.

In short, the articl...

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Reykjavik University team at 2023 On-site Padua Days

Reykjavik University team at 2023 On-site Padua Days

The Reykjavik University team participated in the "2023 On-site Padua Days on Muscle and Mobiliy Medicine" conference in Padua, Italy, from 29 March to 1 April 2023.

As part of the session "Non-i...

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EU Knowledge Valorisation Week 2023: Learn More on Turning Research into Solutions

EU Knowledge Valorisation Week 2023: Learn More on Turning Research into Solutions

Join stakeholders and policymakers at the EU Knowledge Valorisation Week between 25 April and 28 April 2023. The annual event highlights best practices promoting the uptake of research results and sci...

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New interview series launched: Meet Cristian Salvador

New interview series launched: Meet Cristian Salvador

We are very excited to kick-off the new SINPAIN interview series!
In this series, we will introduce you to young and promising researchers involved in our project. We we talk about their scientific w...

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Make Your Results Matter: Join the Webinar ‘Horizon Results Platform & Partners: A Value Proposition’

Make Your Results Matter: Join the Webinar ‘Horizon Results Platform & Partners: A Value Proposition’

Since its launch in 2019, the Horizon Results Platform has been offering a free, online space where participants in EU-funded projects, such as Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe, can advertise the resul...

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Publication: Toward New Assessment of Knee Cartilage Degeneration

Publication: Toward New Assessment of Knee Cartilage Degeneration

The team at Reykjavik University just recently published a new article in the quarterly SAGE journal CARITLAGE. The article is entitled “Toward New Assessment of Knee Cartilage Degeneration”. It i...

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SINPAIN pre-Christmas Meeting in wintry Liverpool

SINPAIN pre-Christmas Meeting in wintry Liverpool

On 14 and 15 December 2022, the SINPAIN consortium held its first progress meeting since the beginning of the project half a year earlier.

Our SINPAIN partner, the University of Liverpool,...

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SINPAIN sister project RESTORE coming to an end

SINPAIN sister project RESTORE coming to an end

On 28 October 2022, i3S hosted the final review meeting of the RESTORE Project in Porto, Portugal. RESTORE, entitled "User-centred smart nanobiomaterial-based 3D matrices for chondral repair", recei...

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Join the European Research and Innovation Days 2022 Online on 28 & 29 September

Join the European Research and Innovation Days 2022 Online on 28 & 29 September

The European Research and Innovation Days are the European Commission’s annual flagship Research and Innovation event, bringing together policymakers, researchers, entrepreneurs and the public to deba...

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New Project “SINPAIN”

New Project “SINPAIN”

Game-Changing Research Project “SINPAIN” Starts: Developing a Next-Generation Advanced Therapy for Knee Osteoarthritis

Tackling the pressing need for effective and economical osteoarthritis treatmen...

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