Developing imaging technologies for therapeutic interventions in rare diseases (BIOIMAGE-NMD)

At a Glance
  • Status: Active Consortium
  • Year Launched: 2013
  • Initiating Organization: European Commission Seventh Framework Programme (FP7)
  • Initiator Type: Government
  • Rare disease
  • Disease focus:
    Muscular Dystrophy
  • Location: Europe


The overarching objective of the BIOIMAGE-NMD project is to deliver combined structural and molecular imaging biomarkers with proven utility for the detection of therapeutic effects in patients with rare neuromuscular diseases (NMDs).


The project will have three specific objectives:


Funding is provided by the Seventh Framework Programme of the European Union. 

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Sponsors & Partners


Institute of Myology Paris

Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum

Newcastle University

Prosensa Therapeutics


Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore of Milan

University College London

University Hospitals Leuven

Last Updated: 04/14/2016

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