2. Adult Mesenchymal Stem Cells Engineering for Connective Tissue Disorders. From the Bench to the Bed Side - GENOSTEM, project financed by the European Comission (FP6 - Nr. 503161), during 2003-2006, the only successful Romanian participation in the Life Sciences, Genomics and Biotechnology of Health section.
3. European Quality System for Tissue Banking - project financed by

the European Comission with the headquarters in Luxembourg (2003-2005).
4. Postgraduate Training in Cellular Therapies, Leonardo mobility grant; based on this grant, 6 researchers (members of the teaching staff at the Victor Babes University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Timisoara) will be specialized at the Haematology and Transplant University Clinic from Essen in 2004.
5. Nephrotoxic effects of Some Compounds Derived from Coals, grant financed by NATO funds and coordinated by the U.S. Geological Survey, with Dr. Calin Tatu, senior lecturer, as participant from Romania.
6. Development of tissue bioengineering techniques for osteo-articular and myocardial reconstruction.
Contract cu Ministerul Cercetarii si Tehnologiei, Programe Nationale de Cercetare, Dezvoltare, Inovare - Program
MATNANTECH, Nr. 162 (303)
Valoare contract: 2,5 miliarde lei (61 577 EUR)
Director de grant: Prof. Dr. Virgil Paunescu
7. Bronchic responsivness in asthma monitoring.
2002-2003; grant tip A aprobat de CNCSIS/2002; cod 1331 - proiect pe 2 ani
Valoare contract: 100 000 000 de lei/2002
54 000 000 de lei/2003 (1 330 EUR)
Coordonator: Prof. Dr. Georgeta Mihalas
8. Assesment of efficiency of new classes of antileukotriens therapy. In vivo and in vitro experimental studies
Grant tip A aprobat de CNCSIS/2004; cod 1190
Coordonator: Prof. Dr. Georgeta Mihalas
9. Human hematopetic stem cells - source of endothelial cells for stents endothelization
Grant tip A aprobat CNCSIS/2004; cod 1194
Coordonator: Prof. Dr. Virgil Paunescu

   Submitted for proposal within the FP6 program
1. Quality and Safety Assessment in Clinical and Toxicological Application of Stem Cells - SAFESTEM - Advanced Genomics and its Applications for Health section, currently evaluated by the European Commission.
2. Non-myeloablative Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation in Refractory Solid Tumors: Refining the Graft-versus-Tumor Effect. (ALLOSOLID)
3. Mesenchymal Stem Cells: Nature, Multilineage Differentiation and Potential Clinical Applications (MESCCA)