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December 15, 2021

H2020-HCA Cluster Communication Group Newsletter

6 European Consortia unify efforts with the Human Cell Atlas to communicate their research

Date: December 15th 2021

For this purpose, six pilot actions funded by the European Commission have aligned and are launching a Cluster Communication Newsletter together with the Human Cell Atlas initiative (HCA)

The Newsletter gathers a series of news articles and interviews, recent publications, and collected information on relevant upcoming events to inform you about the progress of the cluster.

Click to see: H2020-HCA Cluster Communication Group Newsletter

About the Human Uterus Cells Atlas - HUTER

The human uterus is a flagship reproductive organ with profound implications not only in reproduction but also in women ́s health. HUTER can advance the Human Cell Atlas initiative for the exploitation potential in Obstetrics and Gynecology and biomedicine research areas such as Regenerative Medicine or Reproductive Medicine.

The uterus is itself a model for regenerative medicine since (i) endometrial tissue regenerates monthly and its transformation is executed through dynamic changes in states and interactions of multiple cell types, and (ii) myometrial tissue has remarkable regenerative capacity and extensive remodelling throughout pregnancy. Hence, the primary motivation HUTER proposal stems from the need to better understand the human uterus in order to more effectively address uterine diseases that impact women ́s health such as myomas or endometriosis and/or might contribute to infertility, infant and maternal mortality and morbidity.

HUTER technological and biological platform will be a crucial resource for the scientific and clinical communities to define the cellular basis of health and disease, allowing the rapid development of new diagnosis and prognosis tools and therapeutic advancements in the field.

Link to the project website here