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Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the 3rd most common cancer in Europe, and with approximately 200,000 deaths per year, it remains the 2nd most common cause of cancer death. More than half of all CRC patients develop distant metastases and have 5-year overall survival (OS) of less than 5% because of ineffective treatments. Increased understanding of cancer biology, coupled with the implementation of “omi ...
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Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a major cause of death and disability, leading to great personal suffering to victim and relatives, as well as huge direct and indirect costs to society. Strong ethical, medical, social and health economic reasons therefore exist for improving treatment. The CENTER-TBI project will collect a prospective, contemporary, highly granular, observational dataset of 5400 p ...
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"Epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC) is the most lethal gyncaecological malignancy causing 41900 deaths annually in Europe. The predominance of aggressive Type II tumours, which are characterised by a high frequency of p53 mutations, and primary or acquired resistance to platinum-based chemotherapy profoundly contribute to the high mortality rate. With current standard therapy the median overall survi ...
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Metagenomics in Cardiometabolic Diseases (METACARDIS)

Start date: Nov 1, 2012, End date: Oct 31, 2018,

METACARDIS applies a systems medicine multilevel approach to identify biological relationships between gut microbiota, assessed by metagenomics, and host genome expression regulation, which will improve understanding and innovative care of cardiometabolic diseases (CMD) and their comorbidities. CMD comprise metabolic (obesity, diabetes) and heart diseases characterized by a chronic evolution in ag ...
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Clinical Development of Nitisinone for Alkaptonuria (DEVELOPAKURE)

Start date: Nov 1, 2012, End date: Apr 30, 2018,

DevelopAKUre is a proposal to fund the clinical development of an orphan designated drug, nitisinone, for the treatment of a rare Mendelian disease, Alkaptonuria (AKU). AKU is a genetic deficiency of homogentisic acid dioxygenase, causing high levels of homogentisic acid (HGA). Oxidation of HGA to pigment polymer, termed ochronosis, alters connective tissues. This leads to multisystemic damage dom ...
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NanoAthero aims to have demonstration of initial clinical feasibility of nanosystems for targeted imaging and treatment of advanced atherosclerotic disease in humans. The nanosystems are assemblies of following components: nanocarrier, targeting, imaging agent/drug. They have proven safety records, and strong preliminary in vitro and in vivo proofs of efficacy are available. Partners have patented ...
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Molecular basis of the outer membrane permeability (TRANSLOCATION)

Start date: Jan 1, 2013, End date: Dec 31, 2017,

Overcoming the barriers that the cell envelope and efflux pumps provide to Gram-negative bacteria is a major bottleneck in the discovery and development of new antibiotics. To respond to this Call we are extending our current network on antibiotic translocation and propose an ambitious project ranging from identification of novel resistance mechanisms in clinical bacterial isolates to crystallizat ...
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Fanconi anemia (FA) is a rare inherited syndrome characterized by the early development of bone marrow failure and increasing predisposition to cancer with age. Allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation (alloHCT) is the only curative therapy for hematopoietic manifestations of FA, although associated with complications arising from myeloablation, graft versus host disease and increased inciden ...
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EURenOmics will integrate several established consortia devoted to rare kidney diseases with eminent need and potential for diagnostic and therapeutic progress (i.e. steroid resistant nephrotic syndrome, membranous nephropathy, tubulopathies, complement disorders such a haemolytic uraemic syndrome, and congenital kidney malformations). The Consortium has access to the largest clinical cohorts asse ...
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Cardiogenic shock (CS) complicating acute myocardial infarction (AMI) represents a major European health care concern with mortality rates between 40-70%. Approximately 70-80% of these patients present with multivessel disease defined as coronary lesions in more than one vessel. The clinician is faced with the decision to either 1) intervene only on the culprit lesion acutely responsible for the i ...
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GAbapentin in Paediatric Pain (GAPP)

Start date: Jul 1, 2013, End date: Jun 30, 2017,

Chronic pain is estimated to affect 15-20% of children with varying disabilities. Due to the paucity of clinical information and appropriate medicinal products, in clinical practice paediatric patients are often under-treated causing profound impact on their QoL.To date, opioids, non-steroid anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), antidepressants and anticonvulsants are used to treat pain, but only few ...
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Antimicrobial resistance is arguably the most significant challenge facing the EU health care system. The unnecessary use of antibiotics is a key driver in the development of antibiotic resistance. Cystic Fibrosis (CF) represents a unique disease model to study bacterial resistance and to explore therapeutic strategies for same, as chronic lung infection overlaps with acute lung exacerbations caus ...
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Disorders of sex development (DSD) are a conglomerate of rare diseases with an estimated incidence of 1: 4500. The causes of DSD are mainly disorders with gonadal dysgenesis, decreased androgen synthesis or function in XY males or disorders with elevated androgen production in XX females. Decision on sex of rearing is difficult in some cases as the prenatal androgen imbalances result in ambiguous ...
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The ABIRISK project provides an integrated approach to the study of immunization against biopharmaceuticals, bringing together a unique panel of experts from different disciplines. ABIRISK will involve many of the European leaders in rheumatology, gastroenterology, hemophilia and multiple sclerosis, caring for ~30,000 patients treated with biopharmaceuticals, with ~10,000 additional patients recru ...
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Rapid Identification of Respiratory Tract Infections (RID-RTI)

Start date: Jul 1, 2012, End date: Dec 31, 2015,

Respiratory Tract Infections (RTIs) are caused by a variety of bacterial, viral, fungal and other pathogens. RTIs are major causes of morbidity and mortality in adults and children worldwide causing millions of deaths each year. RTIs affecting the lung parenchyma (pneumonia) can be classified into three main categories: Community Acquired Pneumonia (CAP); Hospital Acquired Pneumonia (HAP) which in ...
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Evolution and Transfer of Antibiotic Resistance (EVOTAR)

Start date: Oct 1, 2011, End date: Sep 30, 2015,

Antibiotics are essential therapeutics in the treatment of bacterial infections. However, the indiscriminate use of antibiotics has led to the emergence of antibiotic resistant bacteria that pose a major threat to human health as options for treating infections by these bacteria have become limited. The evolution, emergence and spread ofantibiotic resistance genes are still only poorly understood ...
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Q- EEG is used in medical labs to determine the brain connectivity in autistic children but due to the artificial nature of this lab-based approach its validity under a real-life scenario is doubtful.Also therapeutic interventions are executed typically in a clinical setting and have a limited extension in time while it has been proved the beneficial effect of an intensive intervention.Moreover, a ...
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Lentiviral vectors pseudotyped with the rabies-G envelope have been used for the delivery of therapeutic transgenes via the peripheral intamuscular route, increasing lifespan and reducing neuromuscular deficits in mouse models of both amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and spinal muscular atrophy. Despite these successes clinical translation of gene therapy for ALS with these and other vectors with re ...
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