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Life science: Innova SiBioC call now open for young talents
News
To promote and reward the most promising ideas in Life Sceinces to translate them into entrepreneurial initiatives is the objective of the InnovaSIBioC call, promoted by the Italian Society of Clinical...
Publication date 12/04/2017
Source Cluster ALISEI
New drugs to fight HIV? A researcher from Padua is investigating
Project
Alice Sosic, former researcher at the University of Padua, currently based in the United States, is investigating new pharmacological targets in order to develop new drugs that could lead to a cure for...
Publication date 11/27/2017
Source UNIPD
Cancer: Italian research paves the way to new immunotherapies
Success story
To develop and grow undisturbed, tumours can block the natural defenses of the body by using some “brakes” of the immune system to their advantage. A recent Italian study published in the Nature...
Publication date 11/17/2017
Source Humanitas
Fighting and preventing HIV in prison: a Ca’ Foscari study
Project
The risk of HIV transmission in prisons can be reduced by improving HIV prevention and management: this is the objective of the Free to live well with HIV in Prison project, which also aims to define good...
Publication date 11/16/2017
Source UNIVE
Rare diseases: genome editing nearing human clinical trials
Project
A revolutionary approach to the treatment of rare diseases is not far away. A group of researchers at San Raffaele Telethon Institute for Gene Therapy - SR-Tiget in Milan has developed the roadmap for...
Publication date 11/09/2017
Source Fondazione Telethon
New visual area of the brain discovered
News
According to a study carried out by Italian neuroscientists and published in Current Biology, there is a cerebral area known as prostriata that is specialized for detecting and analyzing fast-moving objects...
Publication date 11/06/2017
Source UNIFI
E-health: a reliable technology at the service of European citizens
Project
Kenneth is 65 years old, lives in Copenhagen and suffers from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and chronic heart failure. He is planning to spend 10 days in Barcelona with his family, but he is worried...
Publication date 11/02/2017
Source Commissione Europea
Dyslexia, CNR platform now online
News
Dislessia 2.0, the first online platform in Italy dedicated to dyslexia has been recently inaugurated: it is addressed to families, teachers, students and paediatricians to provide innovative technological...
Publication date 11/02/2017
Source CNR
How do we choose food? It depends on our Body Mass Index
News
Brain defines our choices by interacting with our body: these are the conclusions of a study conducted by the team led by Raffaella Rumiati, neuroscientist at SISSA in Trieste, on the evaluation of different...
Publication date 10/30/2017
Source SISSA
An APP that helps prevent cancer
Success story
Many useful recommendations to prevent cancer, such as a healthy diet and the appropriate physical activity to prevent cancer risk. This is the objective of A Third Less, a multimedia app developed by...
Publication date 10/25/2017
Source CNR
Rett Syndrome: a two-year grant to SISSA
News
To study a research path to address a variant of Rett Syndrome and then replicate the therapy in the treatment of other neurological diseases is the aim of a project by SISSA in Trieste which...
Publication date 10/20/2017
Source SISSA
Nanotechnology, a new key to identify heritable DNA mutations
News
A new discovery made by Italian researchers of the National Interuniversity Consortium of Materials Science and Technology of the National Research Council - INSTM-CNR could have important implications...
Publication date 10/20/2017
Source INSTM-CNR
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