First HBPP Workshop Establishes Protocols, Looks for Funding, & Introduces Pilot Projects | GenomeWeb

Nearly 50 scientists from nine countries met in Dusseldorf, Germany late last week in a planning workshop for the Human Brain Proteome Project, a HUPO initiative led by Helmut Meyer, professor at the Medical Proteome Center in Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany.

Participants formed committees and decided on basic strategies for the project, including which diseases would be the focus — aging, Alzheimer’s disease, and Parkinson’s will be among them — and what standardization protocols would be used.

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