Collaboration between the
public academy and pharmaceuticals

Supported by the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI)

Research for the development of
precision medicine strategies

Investigating systemic
autoimmune diseases…

Systemic lupus erythematosus, systemic sclerosis, Sjögren’s syndrome,
rheumatoid arthritis, primary antiphospholipid syndrome , mixed connective tissue disease

  • Welcome to PRECISESADS

    PRECISESADS is an EU project formed by 21 academic, 2 SMEs and 5 industrial partners from 12 countries spread right across Europe, planned for 5 years with a budg...
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  • UPDATE! News & Events

    Patient Recruitment COMPLETED!
    A total of 2871 participants from several European countries have been recruited to participate in PRECISESADS
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  • PRECISESADS Partner profile

    MHH The Hannover Medical School, founded in 1965, is one of the world's leading university medical centres.
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Inflammatory autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus affect 1-3% of the population, and while treatments exist, these are costly and have a number of serious side effects. There is growing evidence that many of these conditions may be incorrectly classified. The PRECISESADS project will study 2 500 people with various autoimmune diseases, gathering data on the molecular causes of their disease as well as their clinical symptoms. Using this information, they will pave the way for a new classification of these diseases, something that will allow doctors to offer patients more personalised treatments at an earlier stage of their disease.


Latest Project News

    • 13 NOV 17
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    Patient recruitment completed

    Patient recruitment completed

    “We are delighted to report that we have over-achieved our recruitment targets for this project. Patient recruitment can be especially difficult as patients are widely dispersed and may face issues, such as physical limitations, that can affect their ability to readily participate” says Prof Alarcón Riquelme. ‘Patients have been highly motivated and generously willing to

    • 05 OCT 17
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    PRECISESADS 2nd Datathon training and SC meeting

    PRECISESADS 2nd Datathon training and SC meeting

    The second Datathon training took place in Brest together with the project SC meeting (4-5 October 2017). 23 researchers participated in this event kindly organized by Jacques-Oliver Pers from UBO.


    • 26/11/2017

    LACA 2017

    "Novel Therapies in Autoimmune Diseases"​ LACA 2017, the 5th Latin American Congress on Autoimmunity will be held in the serene…

    • 25/04/2017
      Berlin, Germany

    TAXONOMY Joint Legal Meeting

    On 25th April, selected colleagues from both the IMI Taxonomy Call Consortiums, PRECISESADS & AETIONOMY, met in Berlin at Bayer…

    • 03/11/2017
    ACR 2017

    ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting 2017.

    To take place in San Diego. More information

  • Information for Patients & Patients Associations

    General information, list of patients associations, …

Project partners