Bee venom for the brain


An article in “El Punt Avui” newspaper mentions the most recent advances made by the Peptides and Proteins Laboratory at IRB Barcelona, headed by Ernest Giralt, also full professor at the UB. This lab has identified several substances capable of transporting drugs across the barrier that protects the brain from infections. The article includes statements made by Giralt and explains the projects underway in his lab to find treatments for various neurological diseases and tumours.

Read the article in El Punt Avui (in Catalan)