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"Discover IRB Barcelona, a world-class research centre"

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9 Jul 17



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The blog site of the real estate agency ShBarcelona, which offers city guide around Barcelona, devotes a report to IRB Barcelona.

The article highlights the activities undertaken by the Institute in the field of biomedical research and aimed at improving the quality of people’s life. It also mentions the training initiatives and the scientific events that take place in the centre.

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About IRB Barcelona

Created in 2005 by the Generalitat de Catalunya (Government of Catalonia) and University of Barcelona, IRB Barcelona is a Severo Ochoa Centre of Excellence, a seal that was awarded in 2011. The institute is devoted to conducting research of excellence in biomedicine and to transferring results to clinical practice, thus improving people’s quality of life, while simultaneously promoting the training of outstanding researchers, technology transfer, and public communication of science. Its 27 laboratories and eight core facilities address basic questions in biology and are orientated to diseases such as cancer, metastasis, Alzheimer’s, diabetes, and rare conditions. IRB Barcelona is an international centre that hosts 400 employees and more than 30 nationalities. It is located in the Barcelona Science Park. IRB Barcelona is a CERCA center, and a member of the Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST).