Various media have reported on the presentation of the charity concert “Suma tu corazón”, which will be held in Terrassa on 20 March. In 2019, IRB Barcelona launched its Metastasis Challenge” campaign. In the press conference, Sílvia Benaiges, head of Fundraising, Marketing and Communication at IRB Barcelona, explained that the objective of this campaign “is to create a social movement that involves everyone” and that supports research into cancer and metastasis.
The “Metastasis Challenge” is also backed by the initiatives of individual members of the public, the fundraising concert “Suma tu corazón” being an example. The bands Sa Parranda, the Combo Aula de Música de Terrassa, the Big Band Bum of the Music and Dance School of Esparreguera and the gospel choir Tons & Sons will be participating in the concert. The event will be compered by Francesc Mauri, meteorologist and TV3 presenter.
Link to: Nació digital
Link to: El Món Terrassa
Link to: Terrassa digital
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).