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International projects

The Institute of Oncology participates in the conduct of European projects. These projects are related to national projects and establish direct contacts of Slovenian oncology with European research area.

Moreover, the Institute is promoting contacts also with accredited research institutions abroad by bilateral projects, thus also encouraging the interchange of investigators among these institutions.

EU projects

CodeProgramme titlePeriodPrincipal Investigator at the Insitute of Oncology
ERN-GENTURIS European Reference Network on Genetic tumour risk syndromes 2017 - until laterAsst. Prof. Mateja Krajc PhD
ERN - EURACAN European Reference Network: Rare Adult Solid Cancers 2017 - until laterMojca Unk PhD
CARDIOCARE An interdisciplinary approach for the management of the elderly multimorbid patient with breast cancer therapy induced cardiac toxicity 1. 7. 2021–30. 6. 2025Domen Ribnikar, PhD
EU-TOPIA-EAST Towards imProved screening for breast, cervical and colorectal cancer in Eastern-Europe: Equitable, Actionable, Sustainable and Trustworthy 1. 5. 2021 – 30. 4. 2026Urška Ivanuš, PHD
CAN.HEAL Building the EU Cancer and Public Health Genomics platform 1. 11. 2022 – 31. 10. 2024Asst. Prof. Mateja Krajc PhD
JANE Joint Action on Networks of Expertise  1. 10. 2022 do 30. 9. 2024Prof. Irena Oblak, PhD
4D PICTURE Design-based Data-Driven Decision-support Tools: Producing Improved Cancer Outcomes Through User- Centred Research 1. 10. 2022 do 30. 9. 2027Asst. Barbara Peric, PhD
PARC PARC: Partnership for the Assessment of Risks from Chemicals 1. 5. 2022 do 30. 4. 2029Prof. Vesna Zadnik, PhD
CraNE Network of Comprehensive Cancer Centres: Preparatory activities on creation of National Comprehensive Cancer Centres and EU Networking 1. 10. 2022-30. 9. 2024Sonja Tomsic, PhD
PERCH Projekt PERCH - PartnERship to Contrast HPV 1. 11. 2022-30. 4. 2025Urska Ivanus, MD, PhD
smartCARE SmartCARE 1. 1. 2023-31. 12. 2024Lorna Zadravec Zaletel, PhD
eCAN Strengthening eHealth including telemedicine and remote monitoring for health care systems for CANcer prevention and care (eCAN) 15. 9. 2022-14. 9. 2024Cvetka Grasic Kuhar, PhD
EUonQoL Quality of Life in Oncology: measuring what matters for cancer patients and survivors in Europe - EUonQoL 1. 1. 2023-31. 12. 2026Maja Cemazar, PhD
CRP/SVN22-02 Development of oncolytic plasmids for cancer immunotherapy (CRP – ICGEB Research Grant) 20. 3. 2023-31. 3. 2026Urška Kamenšek
CA21135 Modelling immunotherapy response and toxicity in cancer (IMMUNO-model) 2. 11. 2022-2. 11. 2026Maja Cemazar, PhD
CCI4EU Comprehensive Cancer Infrastructure for European Union 1. 5. 2023-30. 4. 2026Asst. Prof. Barbara Perić
HTx Oncology case study-proton therapy in head and neck cancer 12. 7. 2023–30. 6. 2024Prof. Vesna Zadnik
e-QuoL E-health tools to promote Equality in Quality of Life for childhood to young adulthood cancer patients, survivors and their families - a PanEuropean project supported by PanCare and Harmonic consortia 1. 1. 2024-31. 12. 2027Lorna Zadravec Zaletel, PhD
SI-SUD Supporting Health Data Access Bodies in Slovenia 1.12.2023 – 30.11.2026Vesna Zadnik, PhD

US projects

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Bilateral cooperation

CodeProgramme titlePeriodPrincipal Investigator at the Insitute of Oncology
BI-US Bridging the gap between three-dimensional biomimetic vascular models and in vivo tumor vasculature 1. 7. 2022-30. 6. 2024dr. Boštjan Markelc
BI-US Factors affecting combined electrochemotherapy with immunogene therapy of cancer 1. 7. 2022-30. 6. 2024Acad. Prof. Serša Gregor
BI-AT The role of necroptosis in acute myeloid leukemia 1. 1. 2023-31. 12. 2024Prof. Maja Cemazar
BI-AT Evaluation of a novel mouse HPV positive oral squamous cell carcinoma model 1. 1. 2023-31. 12. 2024Assist. Simona Kranjc Brezar
IMMUNOCLUSTER -2 INTERREG VI-A ITALY-SLOVENIA 2021-2027 1. 9. 2023–31. 8. 2025Simona Borštnar, PhD

Completed international projects

CodeProgramme titlePeriodPrincipal Investigator at the Insitute of Oncology
LEA-EBAM European Laboratory of Pulsed Electric Fields Applications in Biology and Medicine acad. prof. dr. Gregor Serša
DIETINT A randomized phase II study for tertiary prevention of squamocellular cancer of head and neck (SCCHN) with a dietary intervention 2015-2019Prof. Primož Strojan PhD
HIGHCARE High resolution project on prognosis and care of cancer patients 1.2.2016 - 31.1.2019Maja Primic Žakelj PhD, Vesna Zadnik PhD
INTENT INTENT-INTERREG Central Europe project CE1047 2017-2020Asst. Prof. Tanja Marinko PhD, Gordana Lokajner BSc
SLO6006 Improving Safety and Ouality of Radiology Services through the Development of Mecical Physics Departments and Enhancing the Theranostic Nuclear Medicine Approach (SLO6006) 2018-2022mag. Božidar Casar
iPAAC iPAAC- innovative partnership for action against cancer 1.4.2018 - 31.12.2021Urška Ivanuš PhD
EU-TOPIA Towards improved screening for breast, cervical and colorectal cancer in all of Europe 1.9.2015 - 31.8.2020Urška Ivanuš, PhD
THRuST THRuST - Early detection of relapses in Stage III colon cancer patients by longitudinally following a personalised molecular signature from a blood test 2018-2021Sr. Res. Fell. Srdjan Novaković
WASABY Water and soil contamination and awareness on breast cancer risk in young women 1.1.2018 - 31.6.2021Tina Žagar PhD
E-ARK3 Electronic archivinh of cancer registy data 2020 - 2021Sonja Tomšič
IMMUNO-CLUSTER Interreg V-A Italija-Slovenija 2014-2020 1. 1. 2020 – 30. 6. 2022Asst. Prof. Simona Borštnar, PhD
BI-US Radiotherapy induced expression of DNA sensors and cytokines in tumor cells 1.10.2018 - 30.9.2020prof. dr. Maja Čemažar
Smartgene.Si 1.7.2018 - 30.9.2021acad. prof. dr. Gregor Serša
PROTEUS In vivo gene therapy targeting of skin-resident immune cells 1.1.2019 - 30.9.2021dr. Urška Kamenšek
NIH DNA-specific pattern recognition receptor activation following DNA electroporation 1.7.2015 - 31.12.2022prof. dr. Maja Čemažar



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