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News from our lab


Gordon Research Conference "Cartilage Biology and Pathology" Lucca (Italy)

19. - 24. March 2023

Jana Riegger-Koch attended the Cartilage GRC and presented the work of Svenja Maurer and Valeria Kirsch about the chondroanabolic effects of senolytic therapy in OA chondrocytes #proud PI
The travel was supported with 1,500 € by the ProTrainU Mobility-Programm of the Ulm University.

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New Publication

20. January 2023

In our new publication on the terminal complement complex (TCC), we provide further evidence that TCC is involved in the pathogenesis of posttraumatic osteoarthritis.
A must-read for all complement enthusiasts. 

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New project within the SFB1149

25. November 2022

The Riegger Lab will join the SFB1149 in January 2023 with the project B09. In cooperation with Prof. Anita Ignatius (Institute of Orthopaedic Research & Biomechanics), we will study the consequences of mitochondrial dysfunction in osteoporosis.


DKOU 2022 Berlin

25.-28. October 2022

With 3 presentations, we attended the DKOU 2022 (Berlin) and had a great time.
Congratulations to Sara Marques, who received a bursary to attend the "Tag der Studierenden". 

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New Publication

21. September 2022

You have never heard about ferroptosis? Well, this type of programmed cell death might play an important role in osteoarthritis. Read Dr. Jana Riegger's new comment on TRPV1 as an anti-ferroptotic mediator in OA.

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New Publication

09. September 2022

We finally published our study on statin therapy after ex vivo cartilage trauma. 
Congratulations to the authors - in particular to Sai, who gathered some great data during his Bachelors Thesis.


Cutting Edge OA in Oxford (GB)

04./05. July 2022

With 2 bursaries (Sara Marques and Svenja Maurer), 2 wonderful posters and 1 great presentation, we attended the Cutting Edge Meeting in Oxford.

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New Publication

25. March 2022

Some results of Valeria Kirsch`s Masters
Thesis were published - with her as first (shared) author.
Congratulation Valeria!

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