Co-investigator of the consortium, UM Cure 2020, Professor Sarah Coupland, is the lead of LOORG said: “The overall goal of the project is to identify and validate novel therapeutic approaches for the treatment of metastatic UM at the preclinical level, leading up to the initiation of UM-dedicated clinical trials.”
The consortium brings together the major experts of UM in both patient care and basic translational clinical research, and in particular several European Centres of Excellence in clinical Ocular Oncology, as well as the patient organisation Melanoma Patient Network Europe and two biotech companies.
Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme with nearly €80 billion of funding available over seven years. It promises more breakthroughs, discoveries and world-firsts by taking great ideas from the lab to the market. here to edit.