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EURopean Endeavour for Chimeric Antigen Receptor Therapies (EURE-CART)

Start date: Jan 1, 2017, End date: Dec 31, 2020,

Cancer is rapidly becoming the most frequent cause of death in EU. Though enormously expensive (several billions EUR/year), currently available anti-cancer therapies are major causes of chronic diseases. Adoptive immunotherapy with T cells genetically modified with a tumour-reactive chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) is an innovative therapeutic concept, promising to eradicate cancer without causing ...
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The EN-ACTI2NG program (European Network on Anti-Cancer Immuno-Therapy Improvement by modification of CAR and TCR Interactions and Nanoscale Geometry) emanates from the recent clinical evidence that T cells expressing engineered tumor-specific immune receptors can eradicate certain tumors that do not respond to conventional treatment. To obtain T cells with reactivity to a wider array of tumors an ...
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Objectives of the proposal: Heart Failure (HF) is estimated to cost the EU economy €196 billion a year. Currently, patients are treated with the highest pharmaceutical doses of antiRAS agents, which cause severe side effects and reduce the patients’ quality of life. Moreover, treatment responses are highly variable. This study aims to enable imaging-guided treatment optimization by using a radiola ...
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When materials are implanted into the body they initiate an inflammatory response that is difficult to control. Consequently medical implants are tolerated by the body rather than fully integrated; the material is often sealed off from the body in a fibrotic capsule. Most recent research suggests that morphology is a decisive immunomodulatory trigger and may favor a healing-like reaction of the in ...
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Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are frequent, chronic and highly heritable neurodevelopmental disorders. Despite their societal importance, progress in understanding disease biology has been slow and no curative treatment options are available.The pan-European training network MiND aims to educate a new generation of researchers in the field of n ...
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The main objective of the HemAcure project is to develop and refine the tools and technologies for a novel ex vivo prepared cell based therapy to treat the bleeding disease haemophilia A (caused by genetic deficiency in clotting factor VIII (FVIII)) that should ultimately lead to improved quality of life of the patients. The concept is a further development of our approach, established during the ...
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Aggression is a basic physiological trait with important roles throughout evolution, both in defence and predation. When expressed in humans in the wrong context, aggression leads to maladjustment, social impairment and crime. Despite this, knowledge about aggression aetiology is limited and current treatment strategies are insufficient. Contingent to a subdivision into impulsive and instrumental ...
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Degeneration of cartilage is a major cause of chronic pain, lost mobility and reduced quality of life for millions of European citizens. From a clinical point of view treatment to achieve cartilage regeneration (hyaline) and not only repair (fibrous) remains a great challenge. No clinical therapy is available that leads to healing of cartilage defects.Current cartilage implants cannot establish th ...
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Neuro-immune alterations in the peripheral and central nervous system play a role in the pathophysiology of chronic pain, and non-coding RNAs (ncRNAs) regulate both immune and neuronal processes. Therefore, ncRNAPain proposes that ncRNAs are critically important master switches for chronic pain.ncRNAPain represents a multidisciplinary consortium of clinical partners, molecular and systems-level n ...
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"Regenerative medicine focuses on repairing or replacing tissue or organ function lost due to damage or congenital defects using appropriate cells for therapy that have healing capacities like stem cells or progenitor cells. Although regenerative medicine has the potential for more effective therapeutic interventions major improvement in three areas are still needed for a wider establishment of su ...
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Donor T Cells for Immune Control (T-CONTROL)

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

Patients with high-risk hematological tumors can be cured by allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT). However, the main causes of failure of HSCT are infections, tumor relapse and over-shooting immune responses of the donor T cells to healthy cells and tissues of the patient or graft-versus host disease (GvHD). Therefore, this treatment is still associated with a high morbidity a ...
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Among patients with adrenal masses Adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC) and malignant pheochromocytomas (MPH) are found with a low incidence but very unfavorable prognosis. Due to this poor clinical outcome, concomitant hormone dysregulation and limited treatment options the two cancer entities severely impact on affected patients. However, the rarity of the tumors also impedes clinical studies which ar ...
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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis is one of the most devastating diseases in neurology affecting in Europe 50,000 individuals at any time, and causing around 10,000 deaths each year. ALS is characterized by progressive degeneration of motor neurons in brain and spinal cord leading to muscle weakness. ALS affects otherwise healthy people at any time in adulthood. The patient becomes paralyzed and dies ...
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The overall aim of our proposal is to build on the strengths of an existing European network for research into causes and maintaining factors in anxiety disorders and to extend these by establishing firmer research collaboration with the University of Cape Town in South Africa.Through establishing this research exchange, we aim to share knowledge and expertise among participating centres, and ensu ...
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Multiple Myeloma (MM) is an incurable disease with rapidly growing prevalence and poor prognosis. Consequently, it is the goal of the OPTATIO consortium to seek out novel strategies for the development of novel diagnostic and therapeutic options. The MM pathogenesis involves not only genetic changes within the tumour cells but also the emergence of supportive conditions by the bone marrow microenv ...
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Neuroscience on Barriers in Development (NEUROBID)

Start date: Jan 1, 2010, End date: Dec 31, 2013,

"Brain diseases are one of the most prevalent groups of diseases in Europe with estimated annual costs amounting to €386 billion (1). Data collected by the WHO suggest that brain diseases are responsible for 35% of Europe’s total disease burden (1). In the treatment of neurological disease, the blood brain barrier (BBB) still represents an obstacle for the delivery of drugs to the brain and thus a ...
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Microbial-induced Angiogenesis in the Gut (MicAG)

Start date: Jul 1, 2010, End date: Jun 30, 2013,

Objective: The mammalian gut is colonized by trillions of bacteria. These gut microbes (microbiota) have coevolved with the host and developed traits that affects host physiology. Interestingly, germ-free (GF) mice exhibit arrested intestinal vascularisation if compared to littermates that were raised in a non-sterile environment (CONV-R, conventional-raised). Intestinal colonization with a normal ...
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Suicide is a serious public health problem in the EU calling for effective interventions. The aim of this project is to provide EU member states with an evidence based prevention concept, concrete materials and instruments for running and evaluating these interventions and recommendations for the proper implementation of the intervention. These aims will be achieved by the following objectives: &g ...
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"The aim of this proposal is to provide data on dosimetry and corresponding dose related risks when administering radiopharmaceuticals for diagnostic purposes in children and adults. The composition of the consortium ensures that contacts to other bodies such as the International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP), the Medical Internal Radiation Dose (MIRD) Committee of the Society of Nu ...
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