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Please welcome Alana Miranda Pinheiro who is new PhD Student in Vægter's group

Alana started in Christian Vægter's group in the beginning of January. It is now well established that injury to peripheral nerves results in activation of SGCs surrounding the soma of the injured neurons. Utilizing in vivo models, Alana will characterize the injury-response of satellite glial cells (SGC) at transcriptional and proteomic level. In addition, evaluating their potential as targets to the drug candidate Meteorin (MTRN), clarifying MTRN signalling pathways in the SGC-neuron unit. This project adds significant insight into the concept of SGC targeting as a novel approach in the treatment of neuropathic pain.

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