In the media

<p>Harkan Kaur, student from the "Crazy About Biomedicine" programme</p>
4 May 2018 -

L'Hdigital ha fet un reportatge sobre el projecte Bojos per la Ciència de la Fundació Catalunya-la Pedrera, al qual participa l'IRB Barcelona a través de "Crazy About Biomedicine", una iniciativa enfocada a estudiants de 1r de Batxillerat que tenen pensat fer alguna carrera científica. Durant el reportatge, Muriel Arimon, responsable de l’Oficina de Participació Ciutadana i Educació Científica del centre, explica en què consisteix el “Crazy About Biomedicine”.

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<p>Núria López-Bigas will lead the "Biomedical Genomics" laboratory (M Minocri, IRB Barcelona)</p>
24 Apr 2018 -

The blog Handy Recovery has published an article about the "Cancer Genome Interpreter" (CGI), an open platform designed to support the identification of tumour alterations that drive the disease and detect those that may be therapeutically actionable. Núria López-Bigas, leader of the Biomedical Genomics Laboratory at IRB Barcelona, is part of this initiative.

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<p>Antonio Zorzano, group leader of the Complex Metabolic Diseases and Mitochondria Laboratory at IRB Barcelona.</p>
23 Apr 2018 -

El Periódico, Cuatro, Medical Xpress, Scienmag, among other national and international media, have published an article about a study done at IRB Barcelona that has unveiled the mechanism that leads to a less harmful form of obesity that is associated with the number rather than the volume of fat cells.

Link to El Periódico

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<p>Natàlia Carulla's team studies the associations of beta-amyloid. In the microscopy image, beta-amyloid clusters are observed in in vitro samples. (Bernat Serra-Vidal, IRB Barcelona)</p>
20 Apr 2018 -

Europa Press, El Economista, Technology Networks, News Medical, among other national and international media, have published an article about a study headed by IRB Barcelona that provides the first direct evidence of beta-amyloid dimers (two proteins joined together) in patients with Alzheimer’s disease and points to the potential of these molecules as biomarkers.

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

Men's Health magazine has published an article on the main causes of obesity in the world. They mention a recent study carried out by Salvador Aznar Benitah, ICREA researcher and head of the Stem Cell and Cancer Lab at IRB Barcelona, which associates the consumption of palmitic acid with an increase in metastasis in mice with cancerous tumours.

Link to Men's Health

<p>Salvador Aznar Benitah, head of the Stem Cells and Cancer laboratory at IRB Barcelona</p>
16 Apr 2018 - La Vanguardia

La Vanguardia newspaper has published an article about the eight Catalan projects that have been awarded a grant from the European Research Council. The research of Salvador Aznar Benitah from IRB Barcelona is among these projects.

Link to La Vanguardia

<p>Pathological accumulation of mitochondria in mouse skeletal muscle devoid of Opa1. Aida Rodríguez, IRB Barcelona</p>
16 Apr 2018 -

La Vanguardia, Diario Médico, GEN, Technology Networks, among other national and international media, have published an article about a recent study performed at IRB Barcelona that supports the notion that mitochondrial defects underlie a set of diseases of unknown origin that involve chronic muscle inflammation.

Link to La Vanguardia

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<p>Antonio Zorzano, head of the Complex Metabolic Diseases and Mitochondria Lab</p>
13 Apr 2018 -

Gen magazine, Phys Org, News Medical Life Sciences, among other international media, have published an article on the latest study led by Antonio Zorzano from IRB Barcelona, which supports the notion that mitochondrial defects underlie a set of diseases of unknown origin that involve chronic muscle inflammation.

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<p>Image: La Vanguardia</p>
11 Apr 2018 - La Vanguardia

La Vanguardia has published an article about the "Vanguardia de la Ciencia" award ceremony. The winners of these awards were selected by readers, who vote among eight Spanish researchers in the field of physics, chemistry, biology and social sciences. Marc Claret, at IDIBAPS, and Antonio Zorzano, at IRB Barcelona, came third for their research on the connection between the hypothalamus and the pancreas.

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<p>Image: La Vanguardia</p>
10 Apr 2018 - La Vanguardia

La Vanguardia has published an article by Muriel Arimon, Public Engagement and Science Education Officer, about the cell types present in the human body and how they are distinguished by their shape, size or distribution of internal structures.

Link to La Vanguardia