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The role of chronic INfections in the development of CAncer
ID: 18704
Start date: 2006-01-01, End date: 2010-06-30
Approximately 17% of human cancer cases occurring world-wide are caused by one of 6 human viruses, Human papillomavirus (HPV), Epstein Barr virus (EBV), Hepatitis B virus (HBV), Hepatitis C virus (HCV), Human herpesvirus 8 (HHV8; Kaposi´s sarcoma herpesvir us) and Human T- cel...
Programme: FP6-LIFESCIHEALTH
Record Number: 78431
Last updated on: 2010-07-05
European AIDS treatment Network
ID: 37570
Start date: 2007-02-01, End date: 2013-07-31
NEAT's mission is to strengthen European HIV clinical research capacity by building a clinical and laboratory network in HIV therapeutics. NEAT will catalyse a critical mass of resources and expertise, with the direct involvement of 37 core partners from 16 countries (National...
Programme: FP6-LIFESCIHEALTH
Record Number: 85007
Last updated on: 2013-10-30
Strengthen and develop scientific and technological excellence in research and therapy of leukemia (CML, AML, ALL, CLL, MDS, CMPD) by integration of the leading national leukemia networks and their interdisciplinary partner groups in Europe
ID: 503216
Start date: 2004-01-01, End date: 2011-02-28
Leukemias are a challenge to society and a cost factor because of their frequency in all age groups. They also serve as a model for a variety of diseases and possess exemplary relevance for basic research and patient care. Leukemia research and therapy have achieved high stand...
Programme: FP6-LIFESCIHEALTH
Record Number: 75278
Last updated on: 2011-04-05
Genomics to combat resistance against antibiotics in community-acquired LRTI in Europe
ID: 518226
Start date: 2006-03-01, End date: 2011-08-31
GRACE is a Network of Excellence focusing on the complex and controversial field of community-acquired lower respiratory tract infections (LRTI), which is one of the leading reasons for seeking medical care. The promiscuous use of antibiotics to treatmen t of LRTI accounts for...
Programme: FP6-LIFESCIHEALTH
Record Number: 78765
Last updated on: 2012-08-10
Engineering of the porcine genome for xenotransplantation studies in primates: a step towards clinical application
ID: 37377
Start date: 2006-11-01, End date: 2012-04-30
The ultimate goal of our Consortium is to generate the necessary data to allow xenotransplantation to progress towards its initial clinical phase. The data generated during this project will encompass both efficacy and safety aspects of xeno-transplantation. Tools that will be...
Programme: FP6-LIFESCIHEALTH
Record Number: 84970
Last updated on: 2012-05-02
Integrated project to decipher the biological function of peroxisomes in health and disease
ID: 512018
Start date: 2005-01-01, End date: 2008-12-31
Although peroxisomes are essential for life,the various functions and dynamics of this organelle in health and disease are only poorly understood.Most inherited peroxisomal disorders in humans have a low incidence but collectively they represent an enormo us burden on affected...
Programme: FP6-LIFESCIHEALTH
Record Number: 74074
Last updated on: 2010-12-23
Abnormal proteins in the pathogenesis of neurodegenerative disorders
ID: 503330
Start date: 2004-01-01, End date: 2006-12-31
Degenerative disorders of the nervous system including Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Huntington's, motor neuron and prion diseases are among the most debilitating illnesses, putting an enormous strain on both social and health care budgets in Europe. As these diseases progress, al...
Programme: FP6-LIFESCIHEALTH
Record Number: 75300
Last updated on: 2013-03-27
Reducing animal experimentation in pre-clinical predictive drug testing by human hepatic in vitro models derived from embryonic stem cells
ID: 18940
Start date: 2006-01-01, End date: 2009-06-30
The objective of the proposal is to establish stable cell lines that reliably reflect human hepatic properties by the development of models derived from human embryonic stem cells (hESC). The aim is to deliver reliable in vitro models that can be used by the pharmaceutical ind...
Programme: FP6-LIFESCIHEALTH
Record Number: 85218
Last updated on: 2013-03-26
Functional genomics of the retina in health and disease
ID: 512036
Start date: 2005-04-01, End date: 2009-03-31
The retina is a highly complex biological system that accommodates both numerous tissue-specific and ubiquitously expressed developmental and pathologic pathways. The number of genes identified in Inherited Retinal Degenerations (IRD) has steadily increased. The commonest caus...
Programme: FP6-LIFESCIHEALTH
Record Number: 75471
Last updated on: 2013-03-26
Congenital disorders of glycosylation: a European network for the advancement of research, diagnosis and treatment of a growing group of rare disorders
ID: 512131
Start date: 2005-02-01, End date: 2009-07-31
The Congenital Disorders of Glycosylation (CDG) are an emerging group of inborn errors of metabolism. Most of these genetic defects result in severe disease, mental retardation and physical handicap. EUROGLYCANET will promote (early) diagnosis by offering the diagnostic tools ...
Programme: FP6-LIFESCIHEALTH
Record Number: 75699
Last updated on: 2013-03-26
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