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Metastatic tumours facilitated by hypoxic tumour micro-environments
ID: 222741
Start date: 2009-02-01, End date: 2014-07-31
Recent research suggests that the hypoxic micro-environment of tumours is one of the major drivers of metastatic spread of cancer. Furthermore, hypoxic tumour micro-environments may result in treatment resistance of cancer cells, therefore causing a double effect of reducing ...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 91061
Last updated on: 2017-07-12
Evaluation of Legislation and Related Guidelines on the Procurement, Storage and Transfer of Human Tissues and Cells in the European Union – an Evidence-Based Impact Analysis
ID: 202204
Start date: 2008-04-01, End date: 2011-03-31
"The Tiss.EU project will analyse the impact of current EU legislation and guidelines on biomedical research which is based on the procurement, storage and transfer of human tissues and cells in and across the European Union. The importance of tissue derived from the human bo...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 88229
Last updated on: 2017-05-30
Increasing the PaRticipation of the ElDerly in Clinical Trials
ID: 201917
Start date: 2008-02-01, End date: 2010-07-31
AIM. To investigate the reasons for the exclusion of the elderly in clinical trials and to provide solutions for this problem. INTRODUCTION. Although the elderly account for high drug consumption, they are underrepresented in clinical trials. With an increasingly ageing Europ...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 86770
Last updated on: 2017-05-30
Modelling the spread of pandemic influenza and strategies for its containment and mitigation
ID: 201601
Start date: 2008-06-01, End date: 2011-05-31
The public heath threat posed by novel strains of influenza A gaining transmissibility in people and causing a human pandemic has been recognised as potentially catastrophic, especially since the emergence and global spread of the highly pathogenic avian H5N1 virus. Several m...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 86763
Last updated on: 2017-05-30
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
ERA-Net on Rare Diseases
[PROJECT] E-RARE-2 - ERA-Net on Rare Diseases
ID: 266608
Start date: 2010-10-01, End date: 2014-11-30
Rare diseases represent an important public-health issue, affecting 26-30 million persons across Europe, and a major challenge for research. The fragmentation of resources and knowledge for the 6000-8000 rare diseases and the lack of treatment for the majority of them necessi...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 97885
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Immunoglobulin IgY pseudomonas A clinical trial for cystic fibrosis treatment
ID: 261095
Start date: 2011-01-01, End date: 2016-12-31
Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is a chronically debilitating and life threatening medical condition. Respiratory insufficiency and complications of chronic lung infection lead to long term reduction in quality of life and health and even to premature death. Chronic bacterial infections...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 98326
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Fungi in the setting of inflammation, allergy and autoimmune diseases:Translating basic science into clinical practices
ID: 260338
Start date: 2010-12-01, End date: 2014-05-31
The ALLFUN proposal aims at defining the cellular and molecular mechanisms by which ubiquitous airborne or commensal fungi contribute to immune homeostasis and its dysregulation leading to allergy and inflammatory diseases. Breakthroughs in understanding how mucosal homeostas...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 96833
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
Harmonizing, Integrating and Vitalizing European Research on hiv/Aids
ID: 249697
Start date: 2010-05-01, End date: 2015-04-30
HIV infection is a major worldwide epidemic threatening public health in all affected countries. Although a wide range of financial support has been successfully dedicated to HIV through national and/or EC-funded programmes, there is still little cooperation between national ...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 95954
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
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