The many microscopic organisms, or microbiome, that live in our gut play a big part in keeping us healthy, yet a breakdown in communication between them and the rest of the body can badly affect our health. The EU-funded META-BIOME project set out to understand the causes of this miscommunication. To understand this could allow for new treatments against many diseases, benefiting all citizens.
The EU-funded POTENT project has been developing a new type of drug delivery system for glioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain cancer. It can considerably improve treatment outcomes for patients and increase their life expectancy. Clinical trials could start in 2 to 4 years, a step closer to making the system available for the patients that could most benefit from it.
Drug assessment for potential negative effects on patients’ hearts is a cost-intensive task, and it
The EU-funded DEBUNKER project has been studying the mechanisms creating, reinforcing and correcting
Whilst being a renewable energy, hydropower has a rather large environmental footprint. From its
Even though Neanderthals once dominated Eurasia, we know very little about how they lived and why