Targeting cartilage regeneration in joint and intervertebral disc diseases

A consortium that combines novel highly advanced drug delivery carriers with dedicated targeting tools, state-of-the-art imaging techniques and expertise in stem cell and joint biology.

15 young scientists, 15 partner institutions, 5 different countries.

What do we do?

The TargetCaRe consortium aims to develop treatments for joint and intervertebral disc diseases by combining advanced drug delivery carriers with dedicated targeting tools, state of the art imaging techniques and expertise in biology of stem cells and joints.

About our project

Who are we?

The TargetCaRe consortium consists of world-leading scientists from 15 institutions in 5 countries. All scientists are renown experts in their field of research, such as stem cell biology, biomaterial technology, in vivo imaging, nanomedicine and mass spectrometry imaging.

About our partners

Events

  • December 15, TargetCaRe midterm review meeting in Utrecht, the Netherlands
  • December 16, consortium meeting & ESR training programme in Utrecht, the Netherlands
  • June 30 2017, TargetCaRe symposium during the TERMIS-EU conference in Davos, Switzerland

News

1210, 2017

Lucia Massi, Italian TargetCaRe ESR working in UK, describes her secondment to UMC Utrecht (NL). A lot of work, but a lot of fun, too!

October 12th, 2017|Comments Off on Lucia Massi, Italian TargetCaRe ESR working in UK, describes her secondment to UMC Utrecht (NL). A lot of work, but a lot of fun, too!

As part of my PhD within the TargetCare consortium, I am currently performing my secondment at UMCU in Utrecht, working together with Joao Garcia and under the supervision of Dr Laura Creemers. The main aim [...]

109, 2017

Three questions to… Dr. Laura Creemers, UMC Utrecht, TargetCaRe PI

September 1st, 2017|Comments Off on Three questions to… Dr. Laura Creemers, UMC Utrecht, TargetCaRe PI

Dr. Laura Creemers, Associate Professor of Intervertebral Disc and Cartilage Regeneration at the University Medical Centre (UMC) in Utrecht, is the protagonist of our new short interview. UMC is the leader of the Work Package 1, [...]

1008, 2017

Three questions to… prof. Gerjo van Osch, TargetCaRe coordinator

August 10th, 2017|Comments Off on Three questions to… prof. Gerjo van Osch, TargetCaRe coordinator

To get to know our PIs better, they are invited to answer three questions about TargetCaRe, research in general and/or themselves. Of course we start with the coordinator of TargetCaRe: prof. Gerjo van Osch from [...]

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EU-emblemThis project is has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie grant agreement No 642414

Partners