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CHIC bi-monthly newsletter
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It has been a very important Autumn for the CHIC project.  The technical and scientific activities have been increasing and a fruitful collaboration has started among partners. Moreover, two important events took place:
  • The first progress meeting took place in October in Heraklion. The meeting has seen the active participation of all partners with report on each WP activity and discussions on technical issues and future work.
  • The first intermediate review meeting was held by the European Commission in November. The WP leaders presented to the Commission and the reviewers’ panel the outputs of the first six months of activities. The informal outcome given at the end of the meeting was positive with the reviewers providing suggestions for improvements for the next period.
The CHIC dissemination team takes the chance to wish all of you happy and relaxing winter holidays!

News from CHIC

  • The next CHIC progress meeting date and location were fixed.  The meeting will take place in Luton from the 18th to 21th February 2014 hosted by the University of Bedfordshire and in conjuction with the MyHealthAvatar meeting. Book the dates on your diaries!
  • New article from the CHIC project published from University of Pennsylvania.  S.E. Telesco, R. Vadigepalli and R. Radhakrishnan, “Molecular modeling of ErbB4/HER4 kinase in the context of the HER4 signaling network helps rationalize the effects of clinically identified HER4 somatic mutations on the cell phenotype, Biotechnol. J., 8:1452–1464, 2013.

News from the VPH community

  • VPH was presented at ICT 2013 in Vilnius. Read more 
  • HORIZON e-magazine launched: the EC has launched the new online magazine “HORIZON”, which covers the latest news and developments in EC funded research and innovation. Read more 
  • VPH2014 The call for abstract is now open. Check the conference website

Forthcoming events


CASyM Genoa Workshop
The CASyM pathology workshop on “Clinical needs in oncology and cardiovascular diseases, as drivers for a Systems Medicine approach” will take place from 19 – 21 January 2014 at the Department of Internal Medicine (DIMI), University of Genoa (Genoa -Italy).
Leading clinicians, academics and researchers in Cancer and Cardiovascular diseases will discuss the clinical relevance of Systems Medicine approaches with the aim of developing a Road map to systems medicine.
Read more
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