The primary aim of the TTV GUIDE TX consortium is the rapid translation of TTV-guided immunosuppression to standard clinical practice to maximise patient benefit. Full transparency of project activities, particularly with regard to ethical and regulatory issues and visibility of the project and of European-funded research have to be ensured. The website as a main communication channel will include press releases, scientific publications and other information (e.g. meeting reports, videos, social network links, and flyer/poster/folder) in separate sections for the general public and for patients, clinicians and scientists.
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The TTV GUIDE TX project will participate in the Pilot on Open Research Data in Horizon 2020, which aims to improve and maximise access to and re-use of research data generated by actions. In order to underpin wide dissemination and uptake of the knowledge and results generated in TTV GUIDE TX project among the scientific community, the consortium is committed to publishing all results open access.
Review on TTV and other Anelloviruses
Project Partners in Italy on classification, structure, genome, life cycle, epidemiology and clinical features, of TTV and other Anelloviruses.
Review on TTV in solid organ transplantation
TTV plasma load is associated with organ rejection and infection, and cutoff values for risk stratification of such events have been proposed for lung and kidney transplantation.
Validation of CE-certified TTV PCR
Projekt partners from the Medical University of Vienna, bioMerieux an Rome validated plasma Torque Teno viral load quantified by a commercially available CE-certified PCR for risk stratification of rejection and infection post kidney transplantation.
Trial protocol TTVguideIT trial
A multicentre, patient‑ and assessor‑blinded, non‑inferiority, randomised and controlled phase II trial to compare standard and torque teno virus‑guided immunosuppression in kidney transplant recipients in the first year after transplantation: TTVguideIT