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21 September 2016

The Eighth EDCTP Forum, 6-9 November 2016, Zambia

The biennial EDCTP Forum is one of the most prominent conferences on HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and other neglected infectious diseases prevalent in Africa and is expected to gather some 600 delegates. The Eighth Forum is organised by EDCTP in partnership with the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Zambia. EDCTP will award four international prizes dedicated to the promotion of scientific research, improved health and Africa-European collaboration.

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9 September 2016

Independent Advisory Panel on characterising flavours in tobacco products - Call for expression of interest

The European Commission is looking for experts in sensory analysis, chemical analysis and statistics to join a newly established independent advisory panel assisting Member States and the Commission in determining whether tobacco products have a characterising flavour.

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6 September 2016

Innovative Medicines Initiative publishes Call 10 topics

The world's biggest public-private partnership in the life sciences publishes topics for Call 10, which is scheduled for launch in autumn 2016. All information regarding future IMI Call topics is indicative and subject to change. Final information about future IMI Calls will be communicated after approval by the IMI Governing Board.

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5 September 2016

International epigenetics EU–funded project delivers beyond expectation

Researchers from the BLUEPRINT project join their international colleagues this week at the 2016 International Human Epigenome Consortium (IHEC) conference in Brussels to report the latest results in understanding blood cell development and blood disease. BLUEPRINT received €30 million from the European Union to decipher the role of epigenetics in normal and diseased blood cells. Epigenetic effects alter the activity of genes without altering the DNA code, and play an important role in development and disease.

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26 August 2016

Save the date: Third conference of the International Rare Diseases Research Consortium (IRDiRC)

8-9 February, 2017 at the conference center of Université Pierre et Marie Curie in Jussieu, Paris, France.

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