IMPROvED has attained membership of the European Society for Biopreservation and Biobanking (ESBB). The ESBB is a society for people involved in the collection and storage of biological materials from all species. The society, a regional chapter of the ISBER (International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories), is focussed on Europe, the Middle East and … Read more
The study is publically available at ClinicalTrials.gov as of June 27, 2013 (identifier NCT 01891240). Go to the study record details. ClinicalTrials.gov is a registry and results database of publicly and privately supported clinical studies of human participants conducted around the world. ClinicalTrials is a service of the U.S. National Institutes of Health.
The Directorate-General for Research and Innovation of the EC has issued a publication focussing on a group of diseases that are called ‘rare’ but actually affect over 30 million Europeans. IMPROvED is featured as one of the projects under “Cardiovascular, pulmonological and haematological disorders” on page 35 of this interesting and informative booklet. This section contains … Read more
IMPROvED outlook for pre-eclampsia due to €6M EU award. A consortium led by University College Cork (UCC) has secured €6 million euro in FP7-health framework research funding to combat pre-eclampsia, a life-threatening pregnancy complication. The condition, whereby high blood pressure arises in the second half of pregnancy, accounts for as much as 24% of maternal … Read more
The first meeting of the Consortium took place in Cork, 4-7 Nov 2012 The IMPROvED kick-off meeting was organized and hosted by project coordinator UCC. The meeting took place at the Silver Birch House, Glengarriff/Cork. (see map). The detailed programme is available for download.