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Fundraising concert in Terrassa in support of research into metastasis



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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 


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The Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) pursues a society free of disease. To this end, it conducts multidisciplinary research of excellence to cure cancer and other diseases linked to ageing. It establishes technology transfer agreements with the pharmaceutical industry and major hospitals to bring research results closer to society, and organises a range of science outreach activities to engage the public in an open dialogue. IRB Barcelona is an international centre that hosts 400 researchers and more than 30 nationalities. Recognised as a Severo Ochoa Centre of Excellence since 2011, IRB Barcelona is a CERCA centre and member of the Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST).