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Carl Borrebaeck 
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News and press releases

Healthtech company PainDrainer AB recruits new CEO with experience from commercialization of digital services

April 4, 2022

MEDICON VILLAGE, LUND. On April 25, Erik Frick is taking over as new CEO of PainDrainer AB with the task of leading the commercialization of PainDrainer’s unique digital service for patients with chronic pain and the company’s further expansion in healthtech.

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PainDrainer AB patents its unique patient-centric concept for pain patients August 25, 2021A

August 15, 2021

LUND, SWEDEN–PainDrainer AB, based in Medicon Village in Lund, has filed an international patent application, a so-called Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT). The patent application refers to the completely unique patient-centric digital concept which in a pilot study already has been shown to increase the quality of life and reduce the pain level in pain patients after about 6 weeks. Read more

PainDrainer starts collaboration with a major communication company to introduce wearables into the app

June 15, 2021

LUND, SWEDEN–PainDrainer AB, a start-up in Medicon Village, Lund has started a collaboration with an international company to introduce wearables into the app to further enhance the experience and efficacy for chronic pain patients. PainDrainer has developed a unique CE-certified app powered by artificial intelligence (AI) and has demonstrated clinical evidence in a study in the USA. The app demonstrated an ability to increase quality of life and reduce pain level. Read more

PainDrainer AB invited as a speaker at the 2021 World Congress on Pain

June 9, 2021

LUND, SWEDEN – PainDrainer AB announces that the company will participate in the conference International Association for the study of Pain (IASP) 2021 World Congress on Pain June 9-11 and 16-18 where the company’s Chief Medical Officer (CMO), also Chairman of the Board, Prof. Carl Borrebaeck is an invited speaker to present the results of PainDrainer’s pilot study conducted at the Koman Family Outpatient Clinic at UC San Diego Health. Read more

Massive Entertainment starts collaboration with PainDrainer – a unique quality of life app powered by AI

April 27, 2021

LUND, SWEDEN – Malmö based gaming studio Massive Entertainment – a Ubisoft Studio, has started a collaboration with PainDrainer AB, a start-up in Medicon Village, Lund. PainDrainer has developed a unique CE-cleared app powered by artificial intelligence (AI). In a clinical study in the US, the app demonstrated its ability to increase quality of life and reduce pain level in people living with chronic pain. Read more

Scientific poster/Vetenskaplig poster
PainDrainer’s clinical trial shows improved quality of life for chronic pain patients

March 29, 2021

LUND, SWEDEN – PainDrainer AB (”PainDrainer”) today announced that their first clinical trial, conducted with UC San Diego Health, showed a significant increase in quality of life and a decrease in pain intensity in chronic pain patients after about 6 weeks of use. Read more

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Head of Medical-, Quality-, and Regulatory Affairs

January 4, 2021

You will have a key role in the company and be part of the Management team.  PainDrainer can offer you work in a small, non-bureaucratic environment with fast decision-making.  Read more

Ny app baserad på artificiell intelligens lanseras för smärtpatienter

December 9, 2020

Nu lanserar PainDrainer AB en helt unik smärt-app, som med artificiell intelligens (AI) hjälper de som lever med smärta att kontrollera smärtnivån och därmed öka sin livskvalitet. Läs mer


Front-end developer

May 1, 2020

In the PainDrainer team, you will be part of a highly competent and diverse team with an entrepreneurial mind-set and great ambitions. Läs mer


CE-godkännande för digital smärtcoach

25 mars 2020

E-hälsobolaget PainDrainer har fått sitt prognosverktyg till kroniska smärtpatienter CE-godkänt och öppnar nu för en nyemission  fem miljoner kronor. Läs mer


Ny VD till e-hälsobolaget PainDrainer AB

14 augusti 2019

Anki Malmborg Hager handplockas som vd till Carl Borrebaecks senaste bolag PainDrainer. I juni avgick hon från vd-jobbet i SenzaGenett annat Borrebaeck-grundat bolag som under hennes ledning växt från 5 till 500 miljoner kronor i marknadsvärde.  Läs mer


PainDrainer AB appoints Anki Malmborg Hager as new CEO – mission to lead the eHealth expansion

August 15, 2019

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KappAhl-toppen satsar på Borrebaecks nya bolag

17 april 2019

Lundabolaget PainDrainersom utvecklar en AI-baserad app för personer med kronisk smärta, har fått in nära sju miljonerDessutom ansluter sig en rad tunga delägareledda av förre KappAhl-toppen Christian W Jansson, till professor Carl Borrebaecks bolag. Läs mer



The idea behind PainDrainer

PainDrainer – this is how it works

Ann-Christin Malmborg Hager, CEO PainDrainer presenting at Nordic Life Science Days April 20, 2021

Ann-Christin M Hager, CEO PainDrainer AB presenting at Vator Securities Tech Day Series April 20, 2021
Focus: Digital Health