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The EUCAN Dissemination and Communication Group...

We are delighted to share with you the third and most recent edition of the EUCAN Cluster Newsletter. The EUCANCan consortium collaborates actively with the six other projects that received funding under the same call Horizon 2020 call, SC1-BHC-05-2018. There are several cross-project working groups such as the EUCAN Dissemination & Communication Group (D&C) and […]

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Geniac: documentation for streamlined prototyping and...

After two years of intense work, Philippe Hupé of Institut Curie in Paris, France, and his team published the geniac documentation this summer. Geniac’s public webpage provides a comprehensive set of guidance documents and tools that help bioinformaticians and statisticians to harmonize how they prototype, develop and manage pipelines to analyze high-throughput data.  Philippe Hupé […]

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Onco Trials Track: Streamlining Patient Recruitment...

Clinical trial recruitment can be a cumbersome task. More efficient matching of patients to clinical trials can speed up science and make it easier for patients to enrol in the trials best suited to their condition. This is where Onco Trials Tracks comes into play. The platform aims to simplify the recruitment of patients to […]

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EUCANCan Annual Meeting May 20-21

The EUCANCan consortium got together virtually for a two-day annual meeting on May 20-21. The goal of the meeting was to take stock of the project’s progress to date and discuss upcoming milestones. Representatives of all EUCANCan’s 18 partners from Canada and Europe participated in the meeting, which was led by the Coordinator Dr David […]

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The EUCAN Dissemination and Communication Group...

The EUCANCan consortium collaborates actively with the six other projects that received funding under the same Horizon 2020 call, SC1-BHC-05-2018. Previous articles on the EUCANCan website have covered the WP7 team’s work in the EUCAN Dissemination and Communication Group (D&C group) and the members of WP6’s engagement in the EUCAN ELSI Collaboratory, which provides a […]

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The EUCAN ELSI Collaboratory: A platform...

How medical data can be safely shared between research units is a highly topical issue. The issue is central to both EUCANCan’s Work Package 6 and the EUCAN ELSI Collaboratory, a cross-project collaboration consisting of seven Horizon 2020-funded research projects. In this article, Prof. Pilar Nicolás talks about her work in EUCANCan and how the […]

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Webinar recap: New IT approaches in...

To start the new year on a positive note, EUCANCan hosted the webinar ‘New IT approaches in genome analysis’ together with ESPACE, another Horizon 2020-funded health research project, on January 11. The event was moderated by Christian Lawerenz (Steinbeis). The three-hour-long webinar began with a brief introduction of EUCANCan and ESPACE by David Torrents (Barcelona […]

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Recap of EUCANCan’s 1st Health Policy...

This Tuesday, November 3, EUCANCan hosted the webinar “International Data Sharing of Cancer Genomic Data,” moderated by Prof Lincoln Stein from the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research, scientific Coordinator of EUCANCan’s Canadian branch.  Close to 50 policymakers and members of the scientific community joined the webinar.  Below is a recap of the event, which had […]

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18-month check-up: EUCANCan on track to...

Striking the right balance between data sharing and protection is both challenging and highly topical. 18 months into the project, EUCANCan’s Coordinator Prof David Torrents from the Barcelona Supercomputing Centre (BSC) reflects on how the consortium is moving the needle on federated sharing of genomic and clinical data across research institutions and countries to improve […]

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