ASTRA - Tartu Ülikooli ASTRA projekt PER ASPERA
November 2016 – August 2022
Andres Metspalu, Maris Väli-Täht, Allen Kaasik
The project focusses on strengthening the core laboratories of University of Tartu through further development and modernization of equipment base and furnishing possible laboratory workspaces for cooperation opportunities with businesses.
The wider aim of the project is to develop uniform competence centre on the basis of existing core laboratories, which would ensure the sustainable development of existing technologies. The action therefore unites upgrading of infrastructure, databases and development of operational competence. The ultimate goal is to provide the highest level of know-how for businesses and health care sectors.
DocuMental - digital support system for mental health
01.03.2017 – 30.11.2017
Connected Health Cluster
The project will develop a documental electronic support system, which is a decision-making support system for mental health diagnosis and treatment services. The support system will help reduce medical errors, improve mental health management, reduce the time spent by the specialist for initial assessment of condition and to improve the correct implementation of clinical guidelines in clinical practice. The support system also allows to raise the quality of the patient consultation and the time spent. The system will help to improve the patient's involvement in the treatment process, enabling a better exchange of information between the patient and the medical team and allowing the patient to monitor their treatment plan, and psychiatric status.
ESKO - PUT1660 - Utilizing special human populations to quantify the impact of rare DNA sequence variants in human health
Eesti Genoomikakeskus II /Estonian Center of Genomics/Roadmap II (project No. 2014-2020.4.01.16-0125)
Andres Metspalu, Maris Alver
JJ Pilot (VP1GV16402) - Pilot study to obtain an overview of available genotypic and phenotypic information in the biobank database
in collaboration with Janssen Research & Development LLC
The feasibility study will provide a report on data availability and technical requirements for three main objectives: 1) characterize genetic variations associated with Diabetes Mellitus Type 1 (T1D) in the Estonian GeneBank population 2) identify and characterize individuals with or at -risk of T1D; 3) evaluate feasibility of recruiting their siblings and children in potential observatonal or interventional study.