Over the next five years, 28 partners from 13 countries will work together to develop a rapid test for serious illnesses using personalised gene signatures.

First published on Imperial College London website
Written by Stephen Johns

DIAMONDS – Diagnosis and Management of Febrile Illness using RNA Personalised Molecular Signature Diagnosis – is a five-year collaborative research project that will develop a new diagnostic test to provide rapid diagnosis of common infectious and inflammatory diseases. It involves an international, multi-disciplinary team of researchers and scientists from across 28 institutions and 13 countries with 11 of those countries from Europe. This research project is funded by the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme.

To read the full press release, click here – Imperial College London website


The DIAMONDS project has received global publicity:

The news release from UMC Utrecht, Netherlands

TV segment and article on G24 News, Spain

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 848196