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Research initiatives

HCR.20.036 – Slaughterhouse waste material as alternative to laboratory animal use in research and education

Route: Health care research, sickness prevention and treatment

cluster question: 101 Can we model the human body and use smart technologies for health, nutritional, and toxicity research, drastically reducing the use of laboratory animals at the same time?

The goal of this project is to develop novel experimental models based on the use of state-of-the-art ex vivo organ […]

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RGM.20.011 – Modeling the dietary impact on health with engineered human liver microtissues

Route: Regenerative medicine: game changer moving to broad areas of application

cluster question: 101 Can we model the human body and use smart technologies for health, nutritional, and toxicity research, drastically reducing the use of laboratory animals at the same time?

Better model system are urgently needed to study the impact of diet, nutrients and toxins on human health. This is […]

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PM.20.052 – Personalized medicine in osteoarthritis

Route: Personalised medicine: the individual at the centre

cluster question: 101 Can we model the human body and use smart technologies for health, nutritional, and toxicity research, drastically reducing the use of laboratory animals at the same time?

Osteoarthritis is one of the most common chronic diseases characterized by gradual joint deterioration. The disease presentation is highly variable […]

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PM.20.035 – MINNIE Model-INformed dosiNg in chIldrEn: best pharmacotherapy for every child

Route: Personalised medicine: the individual at the centre

cluster question: 101 Can we model the human body and use smart technologies for health, nutritional, and toxicity research, drastically reducing the use of laboratory animals at the same time?

Even today, approximately 50% of all drugs prescribed to children are off-label. Pediatric efficacy and safety data are lacking to […]

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PM.20.006 – Building Muscle Strength

Route: Personalised medicine: the individual at the centre

cluster question: 101 Can we model the human body and use smart technologies for health, nutritional, and toxicity research, drastically reducing the use of laboratory animals at the same time?

Cardiac and skeletal muscle diseases are frequently caused by a genetic defect, which is present at birth and affects entire […]

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HCR.20.085 – Nanoplastics in the brain

Route: Health care research, sickness prevention and treatment

cluster question: 101 Can we model the human body and use smart technologies for health, nutritional, and toxicity research, drastically reducing the use of laboratory animals at the same time?

One of the biggest current threats that humanity faces is the climate change and environmental alterations that can have tremendous […]

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BD.20.001 – The Virtual Human Platform for Safety Assessment

Route: Creating Value through responsible access to and use of big data

cluster question: 101 Can we model the human body and use smart technologies for health, nutritional, and toxicity research, drastically reducing the use of laboratory animals at the same time?

Assessment of the safety of chemicals and pharmaceuticals is traditionally based on animal testing. This animal-based approach is ethically debated […]

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