Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mechanism underlying the emergence of virus variants unravelled

An international consortium, led by Delft University of Technology and the University of North Carolina, has for the first time succeeded in probing the molecular origins of recombination in RNA viruses. Hiccups during the ...

Neuroscience

Tackling the replication crisis in neuroscience

The European Quality in Preclinical Data (EQIPD) consortium has announced the official finalization of the EQIPD Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) project.

Oncology & Cancer

Widowers more likely to be diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer

Social environment is a key factor in the risk of developing prostate cancer. Ph.D. student Charlotte Salmon and Professor Marie-√Člise Parent of Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) have shown that widowers ...

Medical research

Scientists are deciphering the details of immune cell activation

Chemokine receptors, located at the surface of many immune cells, play an important role in cell function. Chemokines are small proteins that bind to these receptors and control the movement and behavior of white blood cells.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Double antibody against SARS-CoV-2 prevents therapy-resistant variants

An international consortium that includes researchers at Karolinska Institutet has developed a double antibody that targets two sites of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, thereby preventing the virus from mutating to resist the therapy. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Openly available toolkit to help lab-based coronavirus research

The rapid onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, which is caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, has meant that many laboratories around the world have quickly redirected research efforts to focus on COVID-19. Correspondingly, there has ...

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Consortium

A consortium is an association of two or more individuals, companies, organizations or governments (or any combination of these entities) with the objective of participating in a common activity or pooling their resources for achieving a common goal.

Consortium is a Latin word, meaning 'partnership, association or society' and derives from consors 'partner', itself from con- 'together' and sors 'fate', meaning owner of means or comrade.

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