TRAINING ACTIVITIES AT SIENA UNIVERSITY
Capacity-building activities of the CARE project have started at Siena University: a group of researchers from the Gamaleya Center (Russia) are now hosted in Italy for attending training modules, coordinated by Prof. Zazzi.
CARE (Common Action against HIV/TB/HCV across the Regions of Europe) aims at analysing and addressing the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), tuberculosis (TB) and hepatitis C (HCV) epidemics across Europe and Russia, by establishing new networks and consolidating previous cooperative actions between the European Union and the Russian Federation.
The project will generate novel research findings based on existing biological material and data already collected by the participating partners, as well as on new samples and data gathered during the project.
FIRST SAMPLES FROM RUSSIA TO GERMANY
Thanks to the data and samples sharing infrastructure created by the CARE partners, since December 2019 samples from Russia are being delivered to Cologne University (Germany), Karolinska Institute (Sweden) and Siena University (Italy). An official channel for the exchange of biological material is set up among European and Russian centers for research purposes: another successful step toward the network of collaboration against HIV, TB and HCV.
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 825673.