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Research Groups

  • Concert-Clinical Effectiveness Research (CONCERT-Cer): The COPD Outcomes-based Network for Clinical Effectiveness and Research Translation (CONCERT; proposes to develop a research infrastructure that will accelerate the development and conduct of multi-institutional, multi-disciplinary studies that are responsive to the COPD CER priorities of stakeholders.
  • COPD Gene Group: The COPDGene® Study is one of the largest studies ever to investigate the underlying genetic factors of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease or COPD.
  • OPRI: Observational and Pragmatic Research Institute (OPRI) is an independent, research-driven organisation established to cultivate initiatives, provide evidence and drive quality standards within the growing field of real-life, pragmatic research.
  • GA2LEN: European Allergy and Asthma European Network: a Network of Excellence of the leading European clinical and research facilities in the field of allergology and asthma, associated with the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) and the organisation representing European patients with allergies and asthma (EFA). Started under the European Union Sixth Framework Programme for Research, GA²LEN has become a model project in Europe. GA²LEN addresses the growing public health concern of allergic diseases.

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