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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
Targeting the Leishmania kinome for the development of novel anti-parasitic strategies
ID: 223414
Start date: 2008-10-01, End date: 2012-03-31
Visceral leishmaniasis is caused by the protozoan parasites Leishmania donovani and Leishmania infantum and is a potentially fatal disease in endemic areas around the world. During the infectious cycle, Leishmania alternate between the insect promastigote stage and the verteb...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 88852
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Host and viral factors in acute hepatitis C
ID: 260844
Start date: 2010-11-01, End date: 2014-04-30
Chronic hepatitis C is one of the most common chronic viral infections of humans and a major cause of chronic liver disease, cirrhosis and liver cancer. Still about 4 million new infections occur world-wide each year with 50-85% of patients progressing to chronic hepatitis C....
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 97234
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
European Urban Health Indicators Part Two: Using indicators to inform policy
ID: 223711
Start date: 2009-01-01, End date: 2013-06-30
Urban health is important due urbanisation and requires specific information not captured by national datasets. The EURO-URHIS (www.urhis.eu) project funded by DG SANCO, identified urban health indicators and their availability. EURO-URHIS 2 aims to develop methodology and va...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 89377
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
Coordination Action for Reinforcing the Health National Contact  Points Network
ID: 201068
Start date: 2008-05-01, End date: 2013-04-30
The Framework Programme is the European Commission instrument put into place to finance research in Europe. As part of the Community Research and Technological Development Policy, it is expected that participation in the Seventh Framework Programme will increase and the quali...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 88222
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
AFRICA BUILD (Building a Research and Education Infrastructure for Africa)
ID: 266474
Start date: 2011-08-01, End date: 2014-07-31
Topic: AFRICA BUILD aims to improve capacity for health research and education in Africa, through Information Technologies (IT). It will provide innovative learning and research opportunities. Background: The EU has supported many IT and health initiatives, with significant r...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 99621
Last updated on: 2017-05-26
Coordinating resources to assess and improve health status of migrants from Latin America
ID: 261495
Start date: 2011-01-01, End date: 2013-12-31
European health systems are committed to meeting the challenge of understanding the needs of migrant populations and adapting their services to meet these needs. The difficulties inextricably linked to this challenge are caused by the complexity of migration patterns and the ...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 97668
Last updated on: 2017-05-26
DEferiprone Evaluation in Paediatrics
ID: 261483
Start date: 2011-01-01, End date: 2016-08-31
β-thalassaemia major is one of the most severe forms of chronic congenital anaemia. The recommended treatment consists in regular blood transfusions combined with chelating therapy to remove harmful iron accumulation in the body. The use of deferoxamine, the first chelating a...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 97667
Last updated on: 2017-05-26
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