Media mentions

<p>Francesc Posas, director of IRB Barcelona, during his participation on TV3’s “Els Matins” programme.</p>
16 Apr 2019

Donations on the rise in Catalonia

TV3

TV3’s programme “Els Matins” has interviewed Francesc Posas, director of IRB Barcelona, about the increase in donations given to NGOs and research centres in Catalonia and about the #Metastasis Challenge campaign.

<p>Magdalena Socias, cancer patient.</p>
09 Apr 2019

Magdalena Socias joins the #MetastasisChallenge through her initiative to walk La Serra de Tramuntana

ARA & other media

The radio station Cope, and the newspapers Ara Balear, Diario de Mallorca and Ultima Hora, among other media, have echoed news about the personal challenge taken on by Magdalena Socias, a cancer patient in Majorca, who intends to cross La Serra de Tramuntana on foot in order to increase awareness of the fight against the metastasis.

<p>Angel R. Nebreda, head of the Signalling and Cell Cycle Laboratory at IRB Barcelona</p>
25 Mar 2019

Discovering therapies that do not cause resistance, one of the challenges of cancer research

La Opinión de Zamora

La Opinión de Zamora has published an article summarising the days of oncological research organised by the United Association against Cancer Toro and its Alfoz (AUCCTA) and in which Angel R. Nebreda, ICREA researcher at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) participated.

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IRB Barcelona has been awarded the "HR Excellence in Research" logo. This recognition reflects the commitment of the Institute to continuously improving its human resources policies in line with the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers. The award confirms the efforts of the Institute to ensure fair and transparent recruitment and appraisal procedures. Click here for more information.

IRB Barcelona is home to nearly 450 research, technical and support staff from 35 countries who share the common goal of contributing to the advancement of the biomedical sciences through investigator–driven research, and improving quality of life by applying advances in this field.

The convergence of biology, chemistry, and structural and computational biology is unique at IRB Barcelona and opens a strategic window to gain insight into basic molecular processes in health and disease.

Research is conducted by 23 groups organized into 5 interdisciplinary programmes. Each programme includes a diverse faculty of researchers with overlapping scientific interests. The research areas have been structured to be highly interactive, fostering multidisciplinarity by combining modern molecular biology, classical genetics, biochemistry, structural biology, bioinformatics, systems biology, advanced microscopy, and genomic and proteomic approaches.

Our Board of Trustees comprises members of the Catalan Government (from the Department of Economy and Competitivity and the Department of Health), the University of Barcelona, a representative from the BBVA Foundation as well as internationally renowned scientists.