The Kick-off meeting of the European project OPADE was held at the EBRIS Foundation (EUROPEAN BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF SALERNO) on 23-24th January. The project will have a duration of 54 months, ending on 31 May 2027.
The project general objective is to identify key biomarkers that support the decision-making process of the healthcare providers. The project focuses on the microbiota – brain -axis which plays a major role in mental health and in particular Major depression disorder. Through clinical investigations, the consortium partners will study the combination between genetics, epigenetics, microbiome and inflammatory networks.