At the end of March, LU KPMI hosted the partner of the project VOGAS, the senior research scientist of the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Veikko Ikonen. Meanwhile his stay, he visited the Latvian Oncology Centre, as well as met with the medical staff of the LU KPMI. Employees who work with patients on a daily basis presented the clinical activities of the VOGAS project, patient recruitment processes and the conduct of breath tests. V. Ikonen was also introduced with the LU KPMI Biobak and the processes of collection and storage of biological samples of patients. The main ethical aspects of the study, ensuring a safe conduct of the study for patients, were also discussed during the meeting.
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 824986