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Genetic study of Common Hereditary Bowel Cancers in Hispania and the Americas
ID: 223678
Start date: 2009-06-01, End date: 2013-05-31
Colorectal cancer (CRC) is common in both sexes, has relatively poor outcome and has no major avoidable risk factor. Recent studies have shown that common inherited single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) can increase cancer risk. We have shown CRC risk to be associated with S...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 91245
Last updated on: 2017-06-05
Development of a two-approach plate system for the fast and simultaneous detection of MDR and XDR M. tuberculosis
ID: 201690
Start date: 2008-02-01, End date: 2012-01-31
Tuberculosis (TB) continues being a leading cause of death due to a single infectious disease agent. The HIV/AIDS pandemic and the emergence of drug resistance are compounding factors that hinder the control of the disease. Associated with this problem is the emergence of mul...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 88196
Last updated on: 2017-05-30
Unraveling the molecular mechanism of nitrosative stress resistance in tuberculosis
ID: 223335
Start date: 2008-10-01, End date: 2012-03-31
Tuberculosis is today amongst the major worldwide health threats. Treatment failure is unfortunately becoming more usual, especially in countries lacking the long and costly treatment adapted to patients. Thus, tuberculosis causes 2 million deaths every year and latently pers...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 88917
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
European network for global cooperation in the field of AIDS & TB
ID: 223373
Start date: 2008-11-01, End date: 2010-04-30
Background Tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS are on the rise worldwide, representing a global public health problem with considerable mutual interaction: TB is the leading cause of mortality for people living with HIV/AIDS, and HIV is the most potent force driving the TB epidemic in ...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 90963
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
A European Collaboration to optimise research for the care of cancer patients in the last days of life
ID: 202112
Start date: 2008-03-01, End date: 2011-03-31
The project aims to explore, share and collate existing knowledge and practice in each of the key themes identified within the work programme. It aims to reach consensus (based on current practice and available research evidence) on the optimum care to be delivered in the las...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 88144
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Fixed Dose Combination drugs for Secondary Cardiovascular Prevention
ID: 241559
Start date: 2010-07-01, End date: 2014-06-30
Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are the leading cause of death worldwide, and their incidence is increasing sharply in developing countries. Two insufficiently addressed factors contribute to increased morbidity and mortality, threatening the effectiveness of any health system:...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 92564
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
Combating Antibiotics Resistant Pneumococci by Novel Strategies Based on in vivo and in vitro Host – Pathogen Interactions
ID: 223111
Start date: 2009-03-01, End date: 2012-02-29
The diseases caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae are a major public health problem all over the world. Children, elderly people and immuno-compromised individuals are the high-risk targets for pneumococcal diseases. In spite of the availability of a large number of antibiotics...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 90958
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
Comparative epidemiology of genetic lineages of Trypanosoma cruzi
ID: 223034
Start date: 2009-01-01, End date: 2012-12-31
The focus of this multidisciplinary proposal is to elucidate the epidemiology of the genetic lineages of T. cruzi, for improved understanding and prevention of Chagas disease. The project will unite skills in genotyping, genomics, genetics and pathogenesis in Europe with cons...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 88960
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
The impact of alternative care integration strategies on Health Care Networks’ performance in different Latin American health systems
ID: 305197
Start date: 2013-08-01, End date: 2018-07-31
Health services fragmentation is one of the main obstacles to effective health care in Latin-America, particularly for chronic diseases. This research builds upon results from Equity-LA (FP7-B-223123) and focuses on one of the most promoted policies to respond to fragmentatio...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 106502
Last updated on: 2017-04-03
Benznidazol and Triazol REsearch group for Nanomedicine and Innovation on Chagas diseasE
ID: 305937
Start date: 2012-09-01, End date: 2017-08-31
The BERENICE consortium is aiming at providing a new and cost-effective solution to a better treatment for Chagas chronic patients. Please see its objectives below : Main objective • Obtain a more effective, better tolerated and cheaper formulation of a drug with trypanocidal...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 106038
Last updated on: 2016-08-29
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