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How computers can speed up vaccine development

Vaccines are the key to conquer threats to public health posed by coronavirus and other infectious diseases. A team at the University of Bristol, UK, is revolutionizing the way vaccines are developed, paving the way for faster and more effective vaccines. The scientists at the heart of the project explain how the Research 4.0 tools... View Article

Supporting the global challenges of the novel coronavirus

The global network of interconnected National Research and Education Networks is boosting international capacity where needed as part of the global rapid response to the recent novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak.

Safe at Play: Preventing sport-related sudden cardiac death in athletes

Researchers are leveraging the diagnostic power of the data collected from the wearable sensors athletes use to monitor to improve performance.

Better dosages for children sick with cancer

By crunching large data sets, researchers are able to identify a specific genetic cause in one of seven young cancer patients. This allows for prescribing more accurate doses of medicine, avoiding unnecessary side effects

Closing in on the genetics behind psychiatric diseases

The international iPSYCH project identifies genes related to specific mental illnesses to inspire development of better medicine and earlier diagnosis.

Releasing the power of AI in Belarusian biomedical imaging

Access to high performance computing is enabling researchers to harness the power of deep learning and artificial imaging for medical diagnosis and treatment.

Collaborative networks help improve the life of Parkinson’s disease patients

Important research being carried out at Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) on Parkinson’s Disease is having a global impact supported by RESTENA, Luxembourg's NREN.

Europe is ageing! And so what?

Luckily, we live longer. SHARE, the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe, helps researchers understand the consequences, and helps policy makers make the necessary decisions on health, social and economic policy.

Rehabilitation for children right at home

High-bandwidth capacity enables effective rehabilitation and physical therapy for children in the comfort of their own homes using advanced robotic platforms.

Integrating the data of life – to determine the appropriate drug

Storing and analysing genomic data at the scale of a million people and connecting this data with other resources – such as data on lifestyle and disease history – will transform our understanding of how diseases can be cured through individualised treatments.

IoT solution may help in the treatment of obese children

Data from the Internet of Things Applied to Pediatrics project developed in Brazil may contribute to the early identification of risk factors related to obesity.

Connecting rural campuses addresses challenges faced by researchers

In South Africa, a major milestone has been reached with the completion of the University of Cape Town segment of the Rural Campuses Connection project, part of a national initiative to connect the country’s rural research facilities.