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
The website SelectScience has published an article about research headed by Eduard Batlle, head of the Colorectal Cancer Lab at IRB Barcelona, on the effectiveness of treatments that enhance immune system function in colon cancer.
Link to SelectScience
The newspaper El País has published an article about a scientific study that reveals that immunotherapy with antibodies prevents cancer from evading natural killer cells. The article includes statements by Eduard Batlle, head of the Colorectal Cancer Lab at IRB Barcelona, as an external expert.
Link to El País
Radio Kanal Barcelona interviewed Anna Merlos, Strategic Projects and Philanthropy Officer and Sònia Armengou, Section Head of Communications, both from IRB Barcelona. They talked about the research projects and activities that the centre is developing in the field of cancer and metastasis.
Roger Gomis, head of the Growth Control and Cancer Metastasis Lab at IRB Barcelona, participated in the "Càpsules de ciència” video series produced by TV3. In the video he talks about his work on the biology of the metastatic process—research that may contribute to improving patients' lives.
Link to TV3
Patrick Aloy, Group Leader of the Structural Bioinformatics and Network Biology Lab at IRB Barcelona participated in the "Càpsules de ciència” video series produced by TV3. In the video he talks about how they apply network biology to find a cure for diseases such as cancer and Alzheimer's.
Link to TV3
Carlos Romero is the swimmer behind the "Swim against the current" initiative, which seeks to encourage the general public and companies to support cancer and metastasis research at IRB Barcelona. To mark Father's Day, he sent a message to all parents through RAC1’s programme "Islàndia".
Link to "Islàndia" programme
An article published in "BCN Science Corner" highlights the collaboration between artists and researchers to create new spaces in which to reflect on science. The author interviewed the first Artist in Residence at IRB Barcelona, Anna Rierola, to find out about her experience.
Link to BCN Science Corner