En los medios

<p>Maria Macias, group leader of the Structural Characterization of Macromolecular Assemblies Lab</p>
9 Mar 2018 - TV3

TV3’s "Telenotícies Vespre" has reported on women who occupy position in work environments historically dominated by men. They interviewed Maria Macias, group leader of the Structural Characterization of Macromolecular Assemblies Lab at IRB Barcelona, to talk about this situation.

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8 Mar 2018 -

The ABC newspaper has published an article about philanthropy in Spain and how more people are naming research centres universal heirs. The article mentions the €1.5 M bequest recently received by IRB Barcelona in support of research into cancer and metastasis.

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<p>Image: La Vanguardia</p>
6 Mar 2018 - La Vanguardia

La Vanguardia newspaper has published an article congratulating the winners of the "Vanguardia de la Ciencia" Award. The third place went to the research done by Marc Claret, at IDIBAPS, and Antonio Zorzano, head of the Complex Metabolic Diseases and Mitochondria Laboratory at IRB Barcelona. This study, discovered that a small group of neurons communicates with the pancreas to regulate the release of insulin. This finding thus, represents an advance in the understanding of type 2 diabetes.

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<p>Image: La Vanguardia</p>
5 Mar 2018 - La Vanguardia

La Vanguardia newspaper published an article about the winners of the "Vanguardia de la Ciencia" Award, organised by the same newspaper and the Catalunya-La Pedrera Foundation. A study by Marc Claret from IDIBAPS and Antonio Zorzano from IRB Barcelona revealing that a small group of neurons communicates with the pancreas to regulate the release of insulin got third place. This finding is an advance in the understanding of type 2 diabetes.

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<p>The overexpression of the gene Serpent in the Drosophila wing causes permanent overgrowth and it is sufficient to promote tumour development (Image: Kyra Campbell, IRB Barcelona)</p>
22 Feb 2018 -

La Vanguardia, EFE, La Sexta, RTVE, among other media, have published articles about the study by Jordi Casanova, at IRB Barcelona, that reveals that the same genes can activate tumour growth and metastasis and that therefore some tumours are conferred metastatic capacity from their very outset.

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<p>Workshop "Drosophila Melanogaster, a small superhero in the fight against cancer"</p>
19 Feb 2018 - El Periódico

The newspaper El Periódico has published an interview with Dani Infante, a physicist and cancer patient who organised the event "Al càncer, Donem-li recerca!" on the occasion of International Childhood Cancer Day. IRB Barcelona participated in this initiative through the workshop "Drosophila Melanogaster, a small superhero in the fight against cancer", aimed at students aged between 14-16.

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<p>Eduard Batlle, head of the Colorectal Cancer Laboratory at IRB Barcelona</p>
19 Feb 2018 -

TV3, RTVE, Rac1, La Vanguardia, and Ara, among other important media, have published articles about research led by Eduard Batlle, head of the Colorectal Cancer Laboratory at IRB Barcelona, on the effectiveness of treatments that enhance immune system function in colon cancer.

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<p>ICREA reserach professor Eduard Batlle</p>
19 Feb 2018 - ABC

The ABC newspaper interviewed Eduard Batlle, about his latest work published in the journal Nature, in which he has managed to cure colon cancer in mice by unblocking the immune system to act against the disease.

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<p>Núria López-Bigas, group leader of the Biomedical Genomics Lab</p>
13 Feb 2018 - betevé

Betevé Notícies interviewed Núria López-Bigas, group leader of the Biomedical Genomics Lab, about the role of women in science. The interview was part of a report for the “International Day of Women and Girls in Science”.

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<p>Ricard Baca Badia, "Crazy About Biomedicine" Programme. Image: Diari de Terrassa</p>
5 Feb 2018 - Diari de Terrassa

Diari de Terrassa has published an interview with two participants of the "Bojos per la Ciència" Programme of Fundació Catalunya-La Pedrera. One of the students is Ricard Baca Badia, who is on the "Crazy About Biomedicine" programme at IRB Barcelona and plans to study medicine.