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2 July - 5 July 2017: RTG 2175 Retreat

The RTG 2175 retreat will be linked to the GSNLMU retreat and will take place from 2. July, 12:00 till 5. July 2017, 12:00, at Frauenwörth, Chiemsee.



8 December 2016: Workshop and Coaching "Gender equality"

All students of the RTG were invited to participate to a workshop focusing on teambuilding and teamtraining. The Workshop gave them the opportunity to connect with their fellow colleagues and to reflect how they, both as individuals and as colleagues in the research training group, can pursue and finish their various PhD projects in a focussed, fruitful, and resourceful way. In the afternoon, the female doctoral candidates attented individual coachingsessions.


diplomaOctober 2016: Deutsche Schmerzgesellschaft: 1st place YoungScientistAward Pain 2016

The 1st prize of the YoungScientistAward Pain 2016 was awarded to Stefanie Krafft at the Deutscher Schmerzkongress (German Pain Congress) in Mannheim by the German Pain Society in cooperation with Janssen-Cilag GmbH.
The YoungScientistsAward Pain is addressed explicitly to young scientists in German research institutions who deal with the subject of pain in patient-related research. Innovative works are being awarded, based on their contribution to the treatment of chronic pain.

Stefanie's award winning research was conducted at the University Hospital Großhadern (LMU), Department of Neurology, under the supervision of PD Dr. Ruth Ruscheweyh and Prof. Dr. Andreas Straube and in cooperation with the Hospital of Traunstein, Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Therapy. The RIII reflex feedback training was used for the first time on chronic back pain patients, investigating its impact on pain therapy.