Media mentions

<p>Interview on "Tarda Oberta"</p>
25 Jan 2018 - TV3

Yesterday, Roger Gomis, head of the Growth Control and Cancer Metastasis Lab at IRB Barcelona, participated in a round table on TV3's "Tarda Oberta" to explain the mechanism that allows metastatic cells to leave a latent state.

Link to "Tarda Oberta"


<p>Cells with elongated mitochondrial network in red. Image: David Sebastián, IRB Barcelona</p>
23 Jan 2018 -

La Vanguardia, La Razón, Correo Farmacéutico, Health Canal, among other national and international media, have published an article about the research led by Antonio Zorzano, from IRB Barcelona, and Fernando Albericio, from the University of Barcelona. This study reveals activators of mitochondrial protein Mitofusin 2 that may be valuable in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

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<p>Image: Aydinlik</p>
23 Jan 2018 - Aydinlik

The Turkish media Aydinlik has published an article about the possibility of using poisons as medicine. The article includes a reference to the research on the use of bee venom as a strategy to selectively eliminate cancer cells, led by Ernest Giralt, leader of the Laboratory of Design, Synthesis and Structure of Peptides and Proteins of IRB Barcelona.

Link to Aydinlik

<p>Microscopy of the germ stem cells (bright green) of the Drosophila (fruit fly) ovarium of flies lacking EXD2. Flies in the right panel were treated with antioxidants to rescue stem cells. Image: Travis Stracker, IRB Barcelona</p>
17 Jan 2018 - La Vanguardia i altres mitjans

La Vanguardia, Europa Press, Diario Médico, ETHealthworld, among other national and international media, have published an article about the research of the Genomic Instability and Cancer Laboratory at IRB Barcelona. Scientists from this lab have identified the protein EXD2 as a key component for protein sybthesis in mitochondria, the cellular organelles responsible for the production of most energy.

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<p>Image: Fundació Catalunya – La Pedrera</p>
16 Jan 2018 -

The newspaper La Vanguardia has published an article about the start of the "Crazy About Science" Programme, an initiative that’s seeks to stir young students’ interest in science that is run by the Fundació Catalunya – La Pedrera. In addition, the article mentions IRB Barcelona as one of the centres that participates in this activity through its "Crazy About Biomedicine" Programme.

Link to La Vanguardia

<p>Image: El Punt Avui</p>
16 Jan 2018 -

The newspaper El Punt Avui has published an article of the latest report from the magazine "Nature" about the best science cities, Barcelona figuring among them. Furthermore, it makes reference to the institutes, including IRB Barcelona, that stand out in the Catalan capital.

<p>Salvador Aznar Benitah, head of the IRB Barcelona group "Stem Cells and Cancer". (Photo: Battista-Minocri, IRB)</p>
9 Jan 2018 - Ara

ARA newspaper has published an article about the topics that are likely to have greatest relevance in the field of science during 2018. The article includes a quote from Salvador Aznar, group leader of the Stem Cell and Cancer Laboratory at IRB Barcelona, who says that there will be advances in approaches to stimulate the immune system to fight against the development of tumors.

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<p>Manuel Serrano, group leader of the Cellular Plasticity and Disease laboratory at IRB Barcelona.</p>
22 Dec 2017 - Diario Médico & other media

La Vanguardia, La Razón, Diario Médico, among other media, have highlighted the recognition given to Manuel Serrano, ICREA Research professor and group leader of the Cellular Plasticity and Disease Lab at IRB Barcelona, for his work "Tissue damage and senescence provide critical signals for reprogramming cellular in vivo". He has been distinguished with the Severo Ochoa Prize for Biomedial Research. It is a project financed by CaixaImpulse, a program of "la Caixa" Bank Foundation and Caixa Capital Risc.

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<p>Gonzalo Fernández-Miranda, Project Leader and associate researcher with the Translational Control of Cell Cycle and Differentiation Lab. Image: CaixaImpulse.</p>
22 Dec 2017 - El Plural

El Plural has published an article on the project being undertaken by Gonzalo Fernández-Miranda, an associate researcher at IRB Barcelona. The project seeks to develop a better treatment for cancer of the head and neck by means of an immunotherapeutic approach, which has been validated with proof of concept tests at the genetic level.

Link to El Plural

21 Dec 2017 - Diario de León

Diario de León has published an article about the award (Imagen Positiva de la Juventud de Castilla y León) given to Celia Santos (León, 1991), a PhD student in the Development and Growth Control Laboratory at IRB Barcelona for the project “Noies al Lab” (Girls to the lab), which aims to promote scientific vocation among girls. 

Link to Diario de León