New treatments must be tested in clinical trials to ensure they are safe and effective. IMI's EHR4CR project has enabled scientists to find suitable patients by searching millions of medical records while keeping personal data secure.
Scientists from IMI’s European Lead Factory (ELF) project have identified novel small molecules that could be transformed into a new medical treatment for depression and pain. The promising compounds will now be further developed by the consortium. The discovery is important as many patients with depression and pain do not respond to current treatments.