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  • Εθνικός Οργανισμός Φαρμάκων National Organisation for Medicines
    Greek National Competent Authority. http://www.eof.gr/"
  • EOF
    Greek National Competent Authority. http://www.eof.gr/"
  • Vector
    In gene therapy, a vector is a method of delivering DNA into patients' cells. A common vector used in gene therapy is the adenovirus. A gene therapy vector must be customised to attempt treatment of a particular disorder. To be successful, a vector must target the right cells, the gene it is(...)
  • Vulnerable participants or populations
    Vulnerable participants or populations are individuals or groups of individuals who are unable to give informed consent to take part in a clinical trial, such as children or people affected by mental health conditions, or who may come under pressure from others to take part. It also includes(...)
  • Wash out period
    In a clinical trial, this refers to a break in ongoing treatment. It is quite often used in crossover trials where a set period is defined before switching to a new medicine. In this period the levels of the previous medicine in the body and the effects should be reduced to zero.
  • WGS
    Whole genome sequencing (WGS) is a laboratory process that determines the complete DNA sequence of an organism's genome at a single time. Great progress in the speed at which genomes can be sequenced, in the number of genomes that can be sequenced at the same time, and in the reducing the cost(...)
  • Whole Genome Sequencing
    Whole genome sequencing (WGS) is a laboratory process that determines the complete DNA sequence of an organism's genome at a single time. Great progress in the speed at which genomes can be sequenced, in the number of genomes that can be sequenced at the same time, and in the reducing the cost(...)
  • WMA
    World Medical Association (WMA) http://www.wma.net/en/10home/index.html"
  • World Health Organisation
    World Health Organisation (WHO) http://www.who.int/en/"
  • World Medical Association
    World Medical Association (WMA) http://www.wma.net/en/10home/index.html"
  • Zāļu valsts aģentūra
    Latvian National Competent Authority. https://www.zva.gov.lv"
  • ZiN
    Dutch National Health Care Institute. https://www.zorginstituutnederland.nl/"
  • Zorginstituut Nederland
    Dutch National Health Care Institute. https://www.zorginstituutnederland.nl/"
  • ZVA
    Latvian National Competent Authority. https://www.zva.gov.lv"

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