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European Prevention of Alzheimer’s Dementia Consortium (EPAD)

Start date: 01 Jan 2015, End date: 31 Dec 2019,

Background:The secondary prevention of Alzheimer’s dementia (AD) is achievable if we can identify individuals at risk of disease progression defined by biomarker evidence of AD pathology and no or only minimal clinical symptoms and engage them in a standing adaptive clinical trial, of the highest quality, testing multiple interventions. To achieve this, EPAD will also provide the analytical infras ...
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DIabetes REsearCh on patient sTratification (DIRECT)

Start date: 01 Feb 2012, End date: 31 Jan 2019,

The overarching aims of the DIRECT consortium, consisting of 20 leading academic groups in diabetes and 5 EFPIA companies, are to identify biomarkers that address current bottlenecks in diabetes drug development and to develop a stratified medicines approach to treatment of type 2 diabetes with either existing or novel therapies.There is heterogeneity in who develops diabetes, the rate at which th ...
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IMI’s Call 8 is geared to develop knowledge frameworks for ‘druggable mechanisms’ for two domains of pathophysiology. In response to this call, we propose (I) the development of a generic AETIONOMY pipeline to capture and infer over mechanistic knowledge of pathophysiology, and (II) the focused application of this pipeline to derive clinically significant mechanistic taxonomies of neurodegenerativ ...
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Intelligent Assessment of Pharmaceutical in the Environment (IPIE)

Start date: 01 Jan 2015, End date: 31 Dec 2018,

Active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) can be released to the natural environment during the manufacturing process, following use by patients or when unused medicines are disposed of. As APIs are biologically active compounds concerns have been raised about the potential effects of APIs in the environment on human and environmental health. Over the past 15 years, a substantial amount of work has ...
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European Medical Information Framework (EMIF)

Start date: 01 Jan 2013, End date: 31 Dec 2017,

In response to the need to tackle increasingly complex medical research questions, a growing amount of human health data is being collected, either in routine Electronic Healthcare Record (EHR) databases, through research-driven cohort studies, in biobanks or related efforts. However, data sources are typically fragmented and contain information gaps which prevent their full exploitation. EMIF aim ...
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BeTheCuRE (BTCURE)

Start date: 01 Apr 2011, End date: 31 Mar 2017,

BTCure is based on the recognition that RA is a heterogeneous disease where a major subset involves adaptive immunity, and that animal models have to develop the line with the different subsets of the human diseases in order to be optimally used for drug discovery and drug evaluation. Our aim is to develop an understanding of the early process in human arthritis subsets and the animal models that ...
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European Patients' Academy on Therapeutic Innovation (EUPATI)

Start date: 01 Feb 2012, End date: 31 Jan 2017,

"The proposed project ""European Patients' Academy on Therapeutic Innovation"" (EUPATI) contributes to IMI’s goal of raising patients’ awareness and participation in pharmaceutical R&D. This patient-led academy will provide scientifically reliable, objective, comprehensive information to patients on pharmaceutical R&D. It will increase the capacity of well-informed patients to be effective advocat ...
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We propose here an exhaustive analysis of the genome, exome, methylome and transcriptome of primary tumours and metastases from patients with colon carcinoma, based on a combination of deep sequencing and chip based techniques. Dependent on their availability, we shall also perform analyses of tumor stem cells, circulating tumor cells, free tumor DNA in serum and xenografts derived from the same p ...
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Incorporating real-life clinical data into drug development (GETREAL)

Start date: 01 Oct 2013, End date: 31 Dec 2016,

When a new medicine reaches the market, it is accompanied by an extensive data package that provides information about the safety and efficacy of the medicine in a clinical trial setting. However, assessing the expected future value of the medicines when used in “real world” clinical practice requires additional information next to traditional (pre-authorisation) clinical trials. Regulatory, HTA ...
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The eTOX consortium proposes to develop innovative methodological strategies and novel software tools to better predict the toxicological profiles of new molecular entities in early stages of the drug development pipeline. This will be achieved by coordinating the efforts of specialists from academia and SMEs in the wide scope of disciplines that are required to move towards a more reliable modell ...
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Traditional preclinical discovery methods, particularly for target validation, poorly predict drug efficacy, causing a high attrition rate in costly late-stage clinical trials. The PREDECT consortium will focus on complex but transferable, next generation in vitro and in vivo models for breast, prostate and lung cancers. Models will be investigated for their improved potential to validate novel th ...
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Mucus Permeating Nanoparticulate Drug Delivery Systems (ALEXANDER)

Start date: 01 Apr 2012, End date: 31 Mar 2016,

The objective of the ALEXANDER project is the identification of novel strategies (e.g., proteolytic enzyme strategy, thiomer strategy, zeta potential changing systems, SNEDDS strategy) and the optimization of existing strategies (e.g., disulfide breaking strategy and slippery surface strategy) for the efficient transport of nanocarriers through the mucus gel layer (e.g., intestinal, nasal, ocular, ...
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Transport and signalling in Polarized Cells (TRANSPOL)

Start date: 01 Dec 2010, End date: 30 Nov 2014,

"Aberrant molecular signalling and intracellular trafficking are the molecular cause of many human diseases. TRANSPOL is an interdisciplinary initial stage training network (ITN) at the intersection of cell/molecular biology and membrane physics aimed specifically at the molecular understanding of the functional relationship between intracellular trafficking and cellular signalling and their relev ...
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"Development of Vaccines for bTV, EHDV and AHSV" (ORBIVAC)

Start date: 01 Feb 2010, End date: 31 Jan 2014,

"The major outstanding challenges of orbivirus vaccine research is to develop vaccines that can afford a broad protective immune response against as many serotypes of each virus as possible, and to develop a high throughput DIVA assay (e.g. an ELISA). This project will use a coordinated multipartner approach to address these issues, to develop new experimental prototype vaccines and diagnostic app ...
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