Category HORIZON 2020 PROJECTS

RESTORE 1st Advanced Therapies Science Meeting 25th-26th November 2019, Berlin

RESTORE-Health by Advanced Therapies invites you to join the First Advanced Therapies Science Meeting (ATSM), an EACCME® accredited event, which will be held at the Maritim Hotel, Stauffenbergstraße in Berlin from the 25th – 26th November 2019. Advanced Therapies are one of the most recent and significant advances in medicine. They include gene and cell

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First cell map of developing human liver reveals how blood and immune systems develop

Resource improves understanding of normal development and will support efforts to tackle diseases, such as leukaemia, that can form during early life Source Wellcome Sanger Institute In a world first, scientists have created the human developmental liver cell atlas that provides crucial insights into how the blood and immune systems develop in the foetus. It

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Protective mediators can help heal injured tendon cells by attacking inflammation

Findings reported in The American Journal of Pathology suggest specialized proresolving mediators may become therapeutics that alleviate chronic tendon inflammation Source EurekAlert  Tendon tears, both to the rotator cuff and Achilles heel, are common injuries, especially in aged individuals. Painful and disabling, they can adversely impact quality of life. New approaches are required to help

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NIH Awards $7.5 million to ramp up clinical trials for rare, genetic airway diseases

Formed 15 years ago, the Genetic Disorders of Mucociliary Clearance Consortium is now co-led by UNC’s Stephanie Davis, MD, to continue advancing knowledge and treatments for genetic chronic pulmonary conditions. Source UNC Health Care To continue the push toward clinical trial readiness for individuals with rare diseases, the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, in

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Autologous nonmyeloablative hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for neuromyelitis optica

Patients with neurological disease that causes blindness, disability go treatment free Source Northwestern University A stem cell transplant reversed a debilitating neurological disease that causes half of the patients to go blind and lose the ability to walk five years after diagnosis. Most of the patients stayed better five years after the transplant and were

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Three tips from Nobel laureates to EU politicians on how to encourage innovation

Source Innovation Origins, Lucette Mascini Towards the end of the European Innovation Days, acclaimed scientists advised the European Commission and politicians on what to look out for when funding research with money from the EU’s Horizon Fund (amount: about €100 billion). These grants for scientific research are distributed by the European Research Council from the EU. You don’t have

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