VERDI’s Clinical Working Group: Understanding COVID-19’s effects on children
Did you know that within VERDI there are 4 Working Groups? These groups help our VERDI partners actively exchange ideas, designs, methods and results, while also identifying gaps and collaborative opportunities. Today, we are excited to present you the VERDI...
Register for the END-VOC scientific symposium “COVID-19 variants and the next pandemic”
The EU-funded END-VOC project is organising the online scientific symposium “COVID-19 variants and the next pandemic”, which will be held on 6 June 2023, 14.00–18.00 CEST.
“It is rewarding to witness VERDI activity informing the policy response”
Ali Judd, VERDI co-scientific coordinator, shares insights on her experience with the VERDI Consortium.
EU tasks VERDI Consortium with investigating mpox and improving pandemic preparedness
The VERDI Consortium, coordinated by the University of Padua and Fondazione Penta ETS (Italy), has received an additional €5 million funding from the European Union (EU). Thanks to this contribution, VERDI will examine the impact of mpox on populations at higher risk...
Join VERDI’s clinical study in paediatric and adolescent mpox
We would like to invite hospitals to participate in a study of mpox in children and adolescents globally. This mpox paediatric and adolescent clinical study is a Joint EU Clinical Research Initiative which is part of the VERDI project, in collaboration with...
VERDI General Assembly highlights importance of synergies across cohorts and consortia
The second VERDI General Assembly took place from 28-30 June 2022, bringing together more than 70 people both online and in Padua, Italy.
Study reveals moderate effectiveness of Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine against Omicron in children aged 5-11
A large study on the effectiveness of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine in children aged 5-11 was published in The New England Journal of Medicine.
VERDI General Assembly Meeting
On 26-28 January 2022 the VERDI General Assembly Meeting took place – an exciting 3-day online event bringing together experts in infectious diseases from the EU and beyond.
VERDI project launches
Today we launch VERDI, a project that prioritizes women and children in the research on new coronavirus variants.