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Development of carbon monoxide releasing molecules for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis
ID: 230629
Start date: 2009-11-01, End date: 2011-10-31
The project will focus on the pre-clinical development of carbon monoxide releasing molecules (CORMs) for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Carbon monoxide (CO) has been shown, by several renowned laboratories around the world, to have a number of anti-inflammatory ...
Programme: FP7-SME
Record Number: 107788
Last updated on: 2017-11-20
Intervention strategies against malaria
[PROJECT] INTERMALTRAINING - Intervention strategies against malaria
ID: 215281
Start date: 2008-10-01, End date: 2012-09-30
Malaria exacts a devastating social and economic cost across the globe. Europe is at the forefront of the battle against this disease. It contains many of the leading malaria research groups, most of which are members of at least one of two consortia; BioMalPar, a Network of ...
Programme: FP7-PEOPLE
Record Number: 87948
Last updated on: 2017-05-30
Towards the establishment of a permanent European Virtual Institute dedicated to Malaria Research (EVIMalaR)
ID: 242095
Start date: 2009-10-01, End date: 2015-03-31
This is a proposal from 55 partners from 36 institutes to form a NoE that will seek to integrate European malaria research that is directed towards a better understanding of the basic biology of the parasite, its vector and of the biology of the interactions between the paras...
Programme: FP7-HEALTH
Record Number: 93052
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
The role of hepatic type cell polarity during Plasmodium liver stage infection
ID: 221854
Start date: 2008-05-01, End date: 2010-04-30
Plasmodium parasites are the causative agents of malaria, amongst the most prevalent and severe human infectious diseases. Plasmodium sporozoites are injected into the mammalian host during the bite of an anopheline mosquito, and rapidly migrate to the liver where they invade...
Programme: FP7-PEOPLE
Record Number: 87353
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Elucidating the mechanism of action of cyclotides: ultra-stable proteins from plants
ID: 220318
Start date: 2009-01-01, End date: 2011-12-31
The utility of conventional peptides in pharmaceutical and biotechnological applications is limited by their poor stability and bioavailability. Cyclotides are plant derived mini-proteins with unique structural properties that make them exceptionally stable and have a range o...
Programme: FP7-PEOPLE
Record Number: 90814
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Deciphering the molecular basis of neurodegenerative diseases associated with protein misfolding for the development of novel therapeutics
ID: 203312
Start date: 2007-09-03, End date: 2011-09-02
Protein misfolding is a fundamental problem in biology which is associated with several neurodegenerative disorders, such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, Huntington’s, and Prion diseases. The overall goal of my research will be to contribute for the understanding of how protein ...
Programme: FP7-PEOPLE
Record Number: 89568
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Chromatin and antigenic variation: The role of histone H1 in gene regulation in African trypanosomes
ID: 256299
Start date: 2010-04-01, End date: 2014-03-31
Trypanosoma brucei is a unicellular parasite that causes African sleeping sickness, a fatal disease in humans. There is no vaccine and drugs are very scarce and toxic. T. brucei evades the host immune system by periodically changing its dense, uniform coat of variant surface ...
Programme: FP7-PEOPLE
Record Number: 94597
Last updated on: 2017-05-26
The role of EGF/ERK signaling pathway during the wound healing response in Drosophila and zebrafish epithelia
ID: 255573
Start date: 2010-09-01, End date: 2012-08-31
Epithelia act as physical barriers that protect living organisms from the surrounding environment. Therefore, the organization and homeostasis in epithelial tissues requires robust mechanisms that assure their integrity in a variety of biological situations, such as normal ce...
Programme: FP7-PEOPLE
Record Number: 95842
Last updated on: 2017-05-26
Membrane-active peptides across disciplines and continents: An integrated approach to find new strategies to fight bacteria, dengue virus and neurodegeneration
ID: 247513
Start date: 2010-02-01, End date: 2014-01-31
Peptide-lipid interactions are critical in several biomedical matters that seem uncorrelated at a first glance. MEMPEPACROSS deals with some of these: 1) Lipid membrane-interactions are the key for the understanding of dengue virus assembly and can constitute a target for its...
Programme: FP7-PEOPLE
Record Number: 96370
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
Setting the Stage in Portugal: researchers and the public come together through theatre
ID: 245061
Start date: 2009-05-01, End date: 2009-11-30
Through the medium of theatre and visual arts, SettingTheStage brings together research centres, universities, an SME, a science museum and theatre groups from four major cities in Portugal, to create multiple spaces where scientists and the public can actively engage in the ...
Programme: FP7-PEOPLE
Record Number: 92023
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
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