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FORTH participates in the National Network for Genetic Cardiovascular Diseases Study And Prevention Of Sudden Death In The Young On The Basis Of Precision Medicine
Jun 22, 2020
The Institute of Computer Science and the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology of the Foundation for Research and Technology (FORTH) participate in the “National Network for Genetic Cardiovascular Diseases Study And Prevention Of Sudden Death In The Young On The Basis Of Precision Medicine” that is funded by the General Secretariat for Research and Technology through public funds. The Network started its operation in July 2019 and has a duration of 2 years.
FORTH’s nominations for Global Talent Mentoring
Jun 18, 2020
During the 1st phase of the Global Talent Mentoring programme, 159 students from Greece and Cyprus expressed their interest to participate as mentees. Initially, FORTH had estimated the nomination of 50 mentee candidates from both countries. However, due to the high quality of applications, FORTH ended up nominating 74 students, 42 boys and 32 girls. The reaction of Global Talent Mentoring shows the impact of the programme among Greek students. “We send a very enthusiastic “thank you” to the FORTH team for sending us so many truly amazing nominees! Our team was extremely impressed to see what some of the students are working on”.
Neuroimplants to treat spinal cord injuries
Neuroimplants to treat spinal cord injuries
Jun 16, 2020
A pioneering research study by researchers at the Institute of Molecular Biology & Biotechnology of FORTH and the University of Crete suggests the development of neuroimplants for the regeneration of nerve tissue in cases of spinal cord injury. The materials and cells used are non-toxic for humans, and approved from FDA for their immediate translation in humans.
FORTH coordinates the National Precision Medicine Network for Neurodegenerative Diseases
FORTH coordinates the National Precision Medicine Network for Neurodegenerative Diseases
Jun 03, 2020
A new emblematic initiative, the National Network for Neurodegenerative Disease Research towards Precision Medicine, commences its operation in Greece. This flagship initiative positions Greece at the forefront of neurodegeneration and ageing research, with initial funding of € 2.2 million, over a two-year implementation period, provided by the Ministry of Development and Investments, through the General Secretariat for Research and Technology. The pioneering Network comprises leading National Research Centers and Universities, and is coordinated by the Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (FORTH), with the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA) as co-coordinator.