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Tratamiento molecular dirigido en la esquizofrenia: el papel del inflamasoma y la alteración vascular

Call / Funding body: Proyectos de I+D+i en Biomedicina y en Ciencias de la Salud / Consejería de Salud Junta de Andalucía
Grant ID code: PI-0014-2022
Awarded budget: 109.917€
PI: Benedicto Crespo Facorro, María Irene Ayuso Fernández
Research team: Ana Carmen Sanchez Hidalgo, Nathalia Garrido Torres, Victor Darío Ramos Herrero
N. of researchers: 5
Start/End dates: 01/01/2023 – 31/12/2025

Decoding inflammasome signature-glia phenotype crosstalks during brain development: towards a mechanism-treatable model of schizophrenia

Call / Funding Agency: Proyectos de I+D+I en Salud / Instituto de Salud Carlos III
Grant ID code: PI22_01379
Awarded budget: 129.470 €
PI: Benedicto Crespo Facorro
Research Team: Benedicto Crespo Facorro, Irene Ayuso Fernández, Ana Carmen Sanchez Hidalgo, Manuel Canal Rivero, Nathalia Garrido Torres, Rubén Catalán Barragán, Leonor Asensio Aguirre
N. of researchers: 7
Start/End dates: 01/01/2023 – 31/12/2025

Multidisciplinary CIBER study to optimize the treatment of schizophrenia by utilizing multi-omics data and biology of systems (SchizOMICS)

Call / Funding body: Independent Clinical Research Projects 2021 / Institute of Health Carlos III
Grant ID code: ICI21_00089
Awarded Budget: 1.192.431 €
PI: Javier Labad Arias (Consorcio Sanitario Maresme)
Research Team: Benedicto Crespo Facorro, Francisco Gotor Díaz, Ana Sánchez Hidalgo, Miguel Ruiz Veguilla, Rubén Catalán Barragán, Idalino Rocha González, Manuel Canal Rivero, Nathalia Garrido Torres, Beatriz Oda Plasencia
Nº of researchers: 71
Start/end dates: 01/01/2022 – 31/12/2026

Plataforma de salud digital para la prevención secundaria de la conducta suicida (PROSODIC)

Call / Funding body: Proyectos de excelencia, Plan Andaluz de Investigación, Desarrollo e Innovación 2021 / Consejería de Universidad, Investigación e Innovación Junta de Andalucía
Grant ID code: PROYEXCEL_00658
Awarded budget: 152.904 €
PI: Marisa Barrigón
N. of researchers: 8
Research team: Marisa Barrigón, Arturo Moreno. Germán Escobar, Ana Belén Naranjo, Manuel Canal, Idalino Rocha, Iván Pulido, David Gómez:
Start/End dates: 01/01/2023 – 31/12/2025

Comprehensive study of genetic and molecular variation of a Spanish cohort of autism and design of genetic diagnostic algorithms and and therapeutic biotypes (ESTEA)

Call / Funding body: Personalized Precision Medicine Projects 2021/ Institute of Health Carlos III
Grant ID code: PMP21/00051
Awarded Budget: 3.014.905 €
PI: María José Parellada Redondo
Research Team: Nathalia Garrido Torres, Miguel Ruiz Veguilla, Manuel Canal Rivero, Ismael Fernández Cuervo, Inés Domínguez Gómez, José Luis Benítez Ortega, Leonor Asensio Aguerri, Ana Rubio García
Start/end dates: 01/01/2022 – 31/12/2025

FARMacogenetics Applied to Predict the Response to treatment of the First Psychotic Episode (FARMAPRED-PEP)

Call / Funding body: Personalized Precision Medicine Projects 2021 / Institute of Health Carlos III
Grant ID code: PMP21/00085
Awarded Budget: 1.334.190 €
PI: Sergio Mas Herrero
Research Team: Benedicto Crespo Facorro, Álvaro López Díaz, Beatriz Oda Plasencia García de Diego, Lucía Garrido Sánchez, Rubén Catalán Barragán, Arturo Moreno Cordón, Itziar Coca Mendoza, Francisco Gotor Sánchez-Luengo
Nº of researchers: 63
Start/end dates: 01/01/2022 – 31/12/2025

From hipothesis to validation with data science: a case study of drug repurposing in schyzophrenia (SchizoRWD)

Call/ Fundng Agency: Proyectos de transición ecológica y transición digital 2021 / Ministerio Ciencia e Innovación
Grant ID code: TED2021-132346B-I00
Awarded budget: 375.125 €
Co-PIs: Javier Dopazo Blazquez y Benedicto Crespo Facorro,
Research team: Javier Pérez Florido, Miguel Ruiz Veguilla, Rafael Romero García, Carlos Loucera Muñecas, María Peña Chilet
N. of researchers: 7
Start/End dates: 01/01/2023 – 31/12/2025

Metilación, estrés y neuroinflamación en el desarrollo del temperamento de niños/as preescolares: evidencia de la cohorte SIGNATURE

Call / Funding body: Research project grants 2022 / Fundación Alicia Koplowitz
Código de expediente:
Awarded budget: 45.000 €
PI: Miguel Ruiz Veguilla
Research team: Susana García Cerro, Andrés Antonio Román Jarrín, Víctor Pereira Sánchez
N. of researchers: 4
Start/End dates: 01/01/2023 – 31/12/2024

Pilot study to evaluate effectiveness of online Metacognitive Famitly Coaching (MCTf) in mothers with psychosis and their adolescent children

Call / Funding body: Research Projects in Health / Institute of Health Carlos III
Grant ID code: PI21/00012
Awarded Budget: 73.810 €
PI: Susana Ochoa Güerre
Research Team: Manuel Canal Rivero, Cristian Montes, Nathalia Garrido Torres
Nº of researchers: 28
Start/end dates: 01/01/2022 – 31/12/2024

Adapting and Implementing EAAD´s Best Practice Model to Improve Depression Care and Prevent Suicidal Behavior in Europe (Ment-Best)

Call / Funding body:  Annual Work Programme 2020 of the 3rd EU Health Programme (HP-PJ-2020) / European Health and Digital Executive Agency (HaDEA)
Grant ID code: Grant Agreement 101018325
Awarded Budget: 1.978.101 €
PI & affiliation: Spain Coordinator Víctor Pérez Sola, Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute,
Research Team: Benedicto Crespo Facorro
Nº of researchers: 34
Start/end dates: 01/04/2021 – 01/04/2024

Suicide risk prevention in the COVID-19 post-pandemic era : Integrating personalized and biological clinical models

Call / Funding body: Postdoctoral fellowship for joining SSPA centers / Regional Government of Andalusia
Grant ID code: RH-0081-2020
Awarded Budget: 185.010 €
PI: Benedicto Crespo Facorro
Research Team: Manuel Canal Rivero
Start/end dates: 01/01/2021 – 31/12/2023

Cohort of pregnant women with COVID-19 and their newborns: identification of clinical and biological markers associated with abnormal neurodevelopment in newborns (SIGNATURE)

Call / Funding body: Grants for the financing of R&D&I in Biomedicine and Health Sciences in Andalusia – FEDER funds 2020 / Regional Government of Andalusia
Grant ID code: PECOVID-0195-2020
Awarded Budget:108.240 €
Co-PIs: Benedicto Crespo Facorro / Nathalia Garrido Torres
Research Team: Luis Alameda Fernández, Manuel Canal Rivero, Beatriz de Felipe y Peter Olbrich, Lucas Cerrillos, Juan F. Lopez-Giménez, Susana García Cerro, Alberto Pérez Gómez, María Carmen Gasca Capote, Rafael Castillo Reina, Candela Sánchez Tomás, María Aparcero, Ángela Cejudo López, Gracia Rodríguez, Martín Puertas Albarracín
Nº of researchers: 15
Start/end dates: 26/05/2021-26/05/2023

Adaptation and validation of the Brief Assessment of Cognition App (BAC App) and the Virtual Reality Assessment of Functional Capacity Tool (VRFCAT) for use in Spain.

Call / Funding body: Strategic Action in Health 2017-2020 / Institute of Health Carlos III
Grant ID code: PI20/00066
Awarded Budget: 87.120 €
PI: Rosa Ayesa Arriola
Research Team: Salvador Perona Garcelán (líder HUVR , Francisco Gotor Sánchez-Luengo, Beatriz Oda Plasencia
Nº of researchers: 32
Start/end dates: 01/012021 – 31/12/2023

The role of ADAMTS2 in schizophrenia: New mechanistic insights into brain functioning and therapeutic perspectives based on mouse and cellular models

Call / Funding body: Grants for the realization of R&D&I Projects. Public Entities 2020 / Regional Government of Andalusia – PAIDI
Grant ID code: P20_00811
Awarded Budget 152.730 €
PI: Benedicto Crespo Facorro
Research Team: Miguel Ruiz Veguilla, Susana García Cerro, María Irene Ayuso Fernández, Álvaro Flores Martínez,
Collaborators: Celia Martín Cuevas, Ana Carmen Sánchez Hidalgo
Start/end date: 23/06/2020 – 31/12/2022

Clozapine for the treatment of psychosis in people with intellectual disability (CLOZAID)

Call / Funding body: Independent Clinical Research Projects 2019 / Institute of Health Carlos III
Grant ID code: ICI19_00026
Awarded Budget: 537.290€
PI: Benedicto Crespo Facorro
Research Team: Miguel Ruiz Veguilla, Ana Rubio García, Manuel Canal Rivero, Nathalia Garrido Torres, Álvaro López Díaz, Idalino Rocha González, Bianca Sánchez Barbero, Elena Ballesteros Raya, Elena María Dura Pérez, Pilar Roldán Domínguez, Encarnación Mª Sánchez Lara
Nº of researchers: 23
Start/end dates: 01/01/2020 – 31/12/2023

MenteScopia

Convocatoria / Entidad financiadora: Ayudas para el fomento de la cultura científica, tecnológica y de la innovación / Fundación Española para la Ciencia y la Tecnología (FECYT)
Código de expediente:  FCT-20-17004
Presupuesto concedido: 16.000 €
IP: Benedicto Crespo Facorro
Equipo investigador: Idalino Rocha González, Nathalia Garrido Torres, Ana Rubio García, Susana García Cerro
Nº de investigadores: 8
Fecha de comienzo-fin: 01/09/2022 – 30/06/2023

Mens Sana

Convocatoria / Entidad financiadora: Ayudas para el fomento de la cultura científica, tecnológica y de la innovación / Fundación Española para la Ciencia y la Tecnología (FECYT)
Código de expediente: FCT-20-17416
Presupuesto concedido: 40.000 €
IP: Benedicto Crespo Facorro
Equipo investigador: Idalino Rocha González, Nathalia Garrido Torres, Ana Rubio García, Susana García Cerro
Nº de investigadores: 7
Fecha de comienzo-fin: 01/09/2022 – 30/06/2023

Searching for cellular, molecular and neurophysiological evidence for the stratified treatment of schizophrenia

Call / Funding body: Strategic Action in Health 2019 / Institute of Health Carlos III
Grant ID code: CD19/00183
Awarded Budget: 80.598 €
PI: Benedicto Crespo Facorro
Research Team: Susana García Cerro
Start/end dates: 15/01/2020 – 14/01/2023

Automated calculation platform for dosimetric equivalences in drugs (eDOSE)

Call / Funding body: Support Grants for Innovative Business Associations 2021 / Ministry of industry, trade and tourism
Grant ID code: AEI-010500-2021b-11
Awarded Budget: 297.756€
PI: Asociación Cluster Granada Plaza Tecnológica y biotecnológica
Research Team: Benedicto Crespo Facorro, Idalino Rocha González, Bianca Sanchez Barbero, Pablo Reguera Pozuelo
Nº of researchers: 18
Start/end dates: 16/11/2021 – 21/08/2022

Connecting Worlds: Neuroscience for Adolescents (menteScopia)

Call / Funding body: Grants for the promotion of scientific, technological and innovation culture / Spanish Foundation for Science and Tecnology (FECYT)
Grant ID code: FCT-20-16227
Awarded Budget: 25.000 €
PI: Benedicto Crespo Facorro
Research Team: Idalino Rocha González, Nathalia Garrido Torres
Nº of researchers: 9
Start/end dates: 01/09/2021 – 30/06/2022

Suicide Prevention and Intervention (SURVIVE): cohort study and nested controlled clinical trials of secondary prevention programs for suicide attempts

Call / Funding body: Call for Strategic Health Actions 2019 / Institute of Health Carlos III
Grant ID code: PI19/000685
Awarded Budget 64.130 €
PI: Miguel Ruiz Veguilla
Research Team: Pablo Reguera Pozuelo, Melisa Valeria Fernández Iturri, Lucía Garrido Sánchez, Cristina García Bernal, Elena García-Ligero Rincón, Nathalia Garrido Torres, Álvaro López Díaz, Ana Vilchez, Cándido González, Maribel Rico, Angelica Clemente
Start/end dates: 01/01/2021 – 31/12/2022

The role of ADAMTS2 in schizophrenia: New mechanistic insights into brain functioning and therapeutic perspectives based on mouse and cellular models (RASch)

Call / Funding body: R&D&I Projects – Research Challenges 2019 / Spain State Research Agency
Grant ID code: PID2019-109405R
Awarded Budget: 108.900 €
PI: Benedicto Crespo Facorro
Research Team: Álvaro López Díaz, Susana García Cerro, Noelia Rodríguez Pérez, Celia Martín Cuevas, Juan Francisco López Gimenez, Ana Carmen Sánchez Hidalgo, Víctor Darío Ramos Herrero
Start/end dates: 01/01/2020 – 31/12/2022

Glutamine Metabolism in the Brain Liver axis in NAFLD (UMBRELLA)

Call / Funding body: Grants to Scientific Research Teams 2019 / BBVA Foundation
Grant ID code:
Awarded Budget: 125.000 €
PI: María Luz Martínez-Chantar (CIC bioGUNE)
Research Team: Benedicto Crespo Facorro, Miguel Ruiz Veguilla
Start/end dates: 01/01/2020 – 31/12/2022

Enhancing Psychiatric Genetic Counselling, Testing, and Training in Europe (EnGagE)

Call / Funding body: COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology)
Grant ID code: CA17130
Awarded Budget: 0 €
PI & afilation: Franziska Degenhardt. University Hospital Essen, Germany.
Research Team: Benedicto Crespo Facorro
Start/end dates: 17/09/2018 – 16/09/2022

Improving support for people affected by psychological disorders during their training path (PSYCH UP)

Call / Funding body: Erasmus+ programme of the European Union.
Grant ID code: 2018-1-FR01-KA202-047959
Awarded Budget: 236.090 €
PI & afilation: Benedicto Crespo Facorro. Fundación IDIVAL
Start/end dates: 15/09/2018 – 31/08/2021

Mapping Heterogeneity of Neuroanatomical Imaging Signatures of Psychosis via Pattern Analysis (PHENOM)

Call / Funding body: National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Grant ID code: R01MH112070
Awarded Budget: 616.842 $
PI & afilation: Davatzikos, Christos / University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, United States
Research Team: Benedicto Crespo Facorro
Start/end dates: 19/09/2017 – 30/06/2021

Technologies and Photonic Devices for Healthy Aging

Convocatoria / Entidad financiadora: State Program for R&D&I Oriented to Society’s Challenges / Spain State Research Agency – FEDER – Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities
Código de expediente: RTC-2017- 6321-1
Presupuesto concedido: 2.800.000 €
IP y filiación: Jose Miguel Lopez Higuera, University of Cantabria
Equipo investigador: Benedicto Crespo Facorro
Fecha de comienzo-fin: 16/06/2018 – 31/12/2021

Atmospheric Electricity Network: coupling with the Earth System, climate and biological systems (ELECTRONET)

Call / Funding body: EU H2020 (UNIÓN EUROPEA) 2017
Identification code: CA15211
Awarded Budget 0 €
PI & affilation: prof Konstantinos Kourtidis, Athena – Research & Innovation Center in Information, Communication & Knowledge Technologies, Greece.
Research Team: Benedicto Crespo Facorro
Start/end dates: 02/01/2017 – 30/12/2020

Translating neuroimaging findings from research into clinical practice (PSYSCAN)

Call / Funding body: European Commission, FP7-HEALTH-2013-INNOVATION-1
Grant ID code: HEALTH.2013.2.2.1-2. Grant agreement no. 603196
Awarded Budget: 8.336.818,54 €
PI & affilation: Philip McGuire, King’s College London
Research Team: Benedicto Crespo Facorro
Start/end dates: 01/02/2014- 31/01/2020

Stratified treatment in schizophrenia: Integrating human and cellular transcriptome results into antipsychotic treatment strategies.

Call / Funding body: Ministry of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation (MINECO)
Grant ID code: SAF2016-76046-R
Awarded Budget 181.500 €
PI: Benedicto Crespo Facorro
Start/end dates: 30/12/2016 – 29/12/2019

Psychiatric Ratings using Intermediate Stratified Markers: providing quantitative biological measures to facilitate de discovery and development of new treatments for social and cognitive deficits in AD, SZ and MD (PRISM)

Call / Funding body: Innovative Medicines Initiative 2 Joint Undertaking. European Union’s Horizon 2020 program
Grant ID code: H2020-JTI-IMI2-2015-03
Awarded Budget: 648.000 €
PI & affiliation: Celso Arango López, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, Madrid
Start/end dates: 01/04/2016 -31/02/2019

Personalized medicine in HCV infection: understanding and predicting hepatic and systemic responses in the era of the new antiviral drugs

Call / Funding body: Institute of Health Carlos III
Grant ID code: PIE15/00079
Awarded Budget: 638.000 €
Start/end dates: 01/01/2016 – 01/01/2019

Valdecilla European research promotion initiative (VALER H2020)

Call / Funding body: Ministry of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation (MINECO)
Grant ID code: ECT-2017-0371
Awarded Budget: 132.642 €
Start/end dates: 01/01/2017 – 31/12/2018

Technological solution for relapse prevention and schizophrenia rehabilitation

Call / Funding body: Marqués de Valdecilla Research Institute (IDIVAL)
Grant ID code: INNVAL16/03
Awarded Budget: 15.000 €
Start/end dates: 02/01/2017 – 29/12/2017

HHRR 

Miguel Servet posdoctoral fellowship – CP21-00106

Call: Acción Strategic Action in Health 2021
Researcher: Diego García González
Funding body: Institute of Health Carlos III
Start/End dates: 01/01/2022 -31/12/2027

Predoctoral researcher_02201

Call: Grants for predoctoral research training 2021
Researcher: Ana Gómez Garrido
Funding body: Regional Government of Andalusia
Start/End dates: 01/02/2022 – 01/02/2024

Postdoctoral reseacher – RH-0063

Call: Postdoctoral fellowship for joining SSPA centers
Researcher: Ana Sánchez Hidalgo
Funding body: Regional Government of Andalusia
Start/End dates: 01/06/2022 -01/06/2024

Río Hortega researcher CM20/00015

Call: Strategic Action in Health 2020
Researcher: Nathalia Garrido Torres
Funding body: Institute of Health Carlos III
Start/End dates: 01/01/2021 -31/12/2022

Postdoctoral researcher RH-0081-2020

Title: Suicide risk prevention in the COVID-19 post-pandemic era : Integrating personalized and biological clinical models
Call: Postdoctoral fellowship for joining SSPA centers
Researcher: Manuel Canal Rivero
Funding body: Regional Government of Andalusia
Start/End dates: 01/01/2021 -31/12/2023

Sara Borrell researcher CD19/00183

Title: Searching for cellular, molecular and neurophysiological evidence for the stratified treatment of schizophrenia
Call: Strategic Action in Health 2019.
Researcher: Susana García Cerro
Funding body: Institute of Health Carlos III
Start/End dates: 15/01/2020 -14/01/2023