A_IATRIS (Italian Advanced Translational research Association) is a not profit association founded in 2015, coordinated by Istituto Superiore di Sanità (ISS).
A_IATRIS is a network of national institutions and coordinates all services related to translational medicine in the country. A_IATRIS is also the Italian node of European infrastructure EATRIS-ERIC.
It is aimed at providing service to national and international users for the realization of innovative strategies aimed at the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases of health and economic relevance through collaborative projects or commissioned research.
The objectives of A_IATRIS are:
All the associated institutions are awarded of excellence in the area of translational medicine owning a deep expertise in one or more of the following fields: ATMP (Advanced Therapy Medical Products), small molecules, tracers for molecular imaging, biomarkers and vaccines.
The diseases on which A_IATRIS is focused are: cancer, cardiovascular, neurological, metabolic, infectious and rare diseases.
Expertise on the following topics is also available: musculoskeletal system diseases, psychiatric diseases, cutaneous and ocular epithelia diseases, pharmacology, rheumatology, immunology, pharmacogenomics, regenerative medicine, orthopedics, transplants.