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Platform for sharing best practices for management of rare diseases
ID: 305690
Start date: 2013-01-01, End date: 2016-12-31
RARE-Bestpractices will develop a sustainable networking platform, supporting the collection of standardized and validated data and efficient exchange of knowledge and reliable information on rare diseases (RD). RD are characterized by low prevalence (EU – 5:10000 persons). T...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 105806
Last updated on: 2017-09-10
Novel approaches for prevention and degeneration of pathogenic bacteria biofilms formed on medical devices e.g. catheters
ID: 278402
Start date: 2012-01-01, End date: 2014-12-31
Biofilms are bacterial communities encased in a self-produced hydrated polymeric matrix. An important characteristic of microbial biofilms is their innate resistance to the immune system and susceptibility to antibiotics. This resistance has made microbial biofilms a common c...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 101792
Last updated on: 2017-09-03
Early diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mood disorders targetting the activated inflammatory response system
ID: 222963
Start date: 2008-11-01, End date: 2013-04-30
Partners come from 10 European countries to achieve two main objectives: A) The further exploration of 3 animal models (the OBX rat, GS rat and NOD mouse) characterized by an activated immune response system (IRS), an abnormal tryptophan catabolism and a depressive-like behav...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 89344
Last updated on: 2017-06-12
Self-care Support for People with Long Term Conditions, Diabetes and Heart Disease: A Whole System Approach
ID: 279081
Start date: 2012-01-01, End date: 2015-12-31
The overall aim of this project is to offer a deeper understanding of the different mechanisms involved in the management of chronic conditions with a specific focus on how initiatives are translated and embedded into the illness management practices in peoples’ everyday life...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 101808
Last updated on: 2017-06-05
Integrated In Silico Models for the Prediction of Human Repeated Dose Toxicity of Cosmetics to Optimise Safety
ID: 266835
Start date: 2011-01-01, End date: 2015-12-31
The COSMOS project will address the assessment needs of the cosmetics industry by delivering an integrated suite of computational tools to predict the effects of long-term exposure to cosmetic ingredients in humans, thus reducing the need for repeated dose toxicity testing in...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 97712
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Development of novel antiviral drugs against Influenza
ID: 259972
Start date: 2010-10-01, End date: 2014-09-30
Influenza viruses cause a highly contagious respiratory disease in both humans and animals. Typically, influenza spreads worldwide in seasonal epidemics resulting in an estimated 3 to 5 million cases of severe illness and 250,000 to 500,000 deaths annually. In addition to the...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 97513
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Improving quality and safety in the hospital: The link between organisational culture, burnout, and quality of care
ID: 242084
Start date: 2009-11-01, End date: 2014-04-30
To date, relatively little evidence has been published as to what represents an effective and efficient way to improve quality of care and safety in hospitals. This vacuum in the research means there is a significant opportunity to design quality of care and safety interventi...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 93344
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
FUTURAGE: A Roadmap for Ageing Research
ID: 223679
Start date: 2009-09-01, End date: 2011-12-31
FUTURAGE aims to produce the definitive road map that will guide European research on ageing and health for the next 10-15 years. It represents plans for the most extensive consultation ever conducted in this field and for the mobilisation of not only the leading scientists b...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 92038
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Balkan Epidemiological Study on Child Abuse and Neglect
ID: 223478
Start date: 2009-10-01, End date: 2013-01-31
BECAN is an epidemiological study aiming at mapping child abuse and neglect (CAN) in the general population of 11 to 16-year-old children that attend and those that have dropped-out school and at identifying the number of reported/detected cases of CAN being recorded in at le...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 92316
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
A new platform for fast molecular detection of MDR and XDR resistant strains of M. tuberculosis and of drug resistant malaria
ID: 202145
Start date: 2008-01-01, End date: 2011-06-30
Recent developments in molecular tools combined with updated epidemiological data provide novel challenges to the development of modern molecular diagnostics. The increasing threat of infections due to Mycobacterium tuberculosis, including multidrug-resistant (MDR) and extens...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 86779
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
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