Funded by the Fondazione Roche under the Bando 2018 Roche per la Ricerca programme. The project has awarded to the Cardiovascular Biology Group at ICGEB, headed by Serena Zacchigna.
The project received EUR 50K funding and in the collaboration with Azienda Sanitaria Universitaria Integrata di Trieste and Elettra Sincrotrone.
The major goal of this project is to improve the current diagnosis and prognosis of patients affected by Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis through the establishment of novel biomarkers (members of the miR-200 family) and imaging tools able to measure lung rigidity using synchrotron light computed tomography.
Azienda Sanitaria Universitaria Integrata di Trieste; Elettra Sicrotrone