Joint Transnational Call 2013 – Funded Projects

Joint Transnational Call (JTC2013)

These projects were funded under E-Rare.

General information
Topic: European Research Projects on Rare Diseases
Budget: 7,8 Million €
Funded projects: 12
The following parties have decided to open the fifth E-Rare joint transnational call (JTC 2013) for funding multilateral research projects on rare diseases:

  • The Austrian Science Fund (FWF), Austria
  • The Research Foundation Flanders (FWO), Belgium, Flanders
  • The Fund for Scientific Research (FNRS), Belgium, French-speaking community
  • The Canadian Institutes of Health Research – Institute of Genetics (CIHR-IG), Canada
  • Le Fonds de recherche du Québec-Santé (FRQS), Québec (Canada)
  • The French National Research Agency (ANR), France
  • The Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), Germany
  • The Hungarian Scientific Research Fund (OTKA), Hungary
  • The University of Pécs (UNIPECS), Hungary
  • The Chief Scientist Office of the Ministry of Health (CSO/MOH), Israel
  • The Italian Ministry of Health (MoH), Italy
  • The National Centre for Research and Development (NCBiR), Poland
  • The Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT), Portugal
  • The Executive Agency for Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation Funding (UEFISCDI), Romania
  • The National Institute of Health Carlos III (ISCIII), Spain
  • The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF), Switzerland
  • The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBITAK), Turkey


  • inter-FSHD-epigen: An international effort to understand FSHD muscular dystrophy epigenetics
  • THYRONERVE: Allan-Herndon-Dudley Syndrome: Mechanisms of disease and therapeutic approaches in model organism
  • OPTOREMODE: Retinitis Pigmentosa diagnosis and therapy: retinal remodeling and optogenetic reactivation of degenerated retina
  • CLC & MLC: CLC chloride channels and Megalencephalic leukoencephalopathy: molecular mechanisms and therapeutics
  • EUROMICRO: Primary monogenic microcephalies : from genetics to pathophysiology and the clinic
  • SIRD: Stimulating Intrinsic Repair for DMD
  • RNA-ALS: Dysregulation of RNA in the pathogenesis of ALS
  • IIH-ECC: Idiopathic Infantile Hypercalcemia: European-Canadian Consortium
  • ACAMIN: Autoantibodies to cell adhesion molecules in inflammatory neuropathies
  • EUPLANE: EUropean PLAtelet NEtwork for studying physiopathology of two inherited thrombocytopenias, THC2 and MYH9-RD, characterized by genetic alterations of RUNX1-target genes
  • GOSAMPAC: Genomics of cAMP signaling alterations in adrenal Cushing
  • NEUROLIPID : Lipid metabolism in the pathogenesis of hereditary spastic paraplegia: genes, biomarkers, and models for therapy