“La Vanguardia”, together with other national and international media outlets, has published a news story about “Spark”, a project launched by a public-private consortium led by Iproteos, an IRB Ba
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“Spark”, the project led by Iproteos to combat schizophrenia
Positive venoms for the mind
“A Future in Biomedicine”, an initiative to promote scientific vocation among university students
«Spark», a new public-private project created to develop a drug to fight the cognitive impairment associated with schizophrenia
The Wall Street International Magazine has published in an article on the development of compounds with therapeutic purposes capable of crossing the blood-brain barrier, which protects the brain fr
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Claudio Di Sanza
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