Institutional News

<p>Manuel Serrano, group leader of the Cellular Plasticity and Disease laboratory at IRB Barcelona.</p>
12 May 2017

The renowned scientist joins the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) after 13 years at CNIO, funded by the “la Caixa” Banking Foundation and by the Government of Catalonia's ICREA programme.

Manuel Serrano will study how damaged tissue is repaired and search for therapies based on regenerative medicine for the treatment of diabetes and other diseases.

<p>Manuel Serrano, group leader of the Cellular Plasticity and Disease laboratory at IRB Barcelona (Fundació "la Caixa")</p>
12 May 2017

From cancer to tissue repair, from CNIO to IRB Barcelona

<p>Picture of a colon tumour (Author: Eduard Batlle, IRB).</p>
8 May 2017

The project, headed by group leader and ICREA researcher Eduard Batlle, receives a 60,000-€ grant.

The study will test the effectiveness of immunotherapies to treat metastatic disease in advanced colorectal cancer.

Research will take place during the academic years 2017 and 2018.

 

8 May 2017

Prof. Joan J. Guinovart, founder-director of the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) since October 2005, plans to step down from this position early in 2018.

<p>Open Day 2015.</p>
8 May 2017

On May 13, IRB Barcelona will be holding its Open Day, from 10:00 to 15:00, and almost all the places have been reserved.

Audiences of all ages will visit the laboratories, participate in workshops, and attend informative talks at the Institute, which is located in the Barcelona Science Park.

<p>Núria López-Bigas stars the ninth video of the "Meet Our Scientists" series</p>
5 May 2017

In the video "Looking for a needle in a haystack", ICREA researcher at IRB Barcelona describes her work at the front of the Biomedical Genomics laboratory.

The group’s interests range from deciphering the basic biology of cancer to the development of useful tools for the diagnosis and personalised treatment of patients.

<p>This TECNIO seal recognises the IRB Barcelona's Innovation department as a competitive agent in Catalonia’s innovation system</p>
24 Apr 2017

ACCIÓ awards the Institute’s Innovation Department with the quality seal TECNIO and two VALUNI grants for technology transfer projects

<p>The 8th “Vi per Vida” (Wine for Life) will be held on Sunday 7 May in Mollerussa.</p>
12 Apr 2017

The 8th “Vi per Vida” (“Wine for Life” in English) will be held for 300 participants on Sunday 7 May in Mollerussa and will cost 10 euros per person.

The event aims to raise funds to support research into cancer and metastasis conducted at IRB Barcelona.

This fundraising initiative draws public attention to the importance of scientific research.

<p>Fran Supek is starting his Genome Data Science (aGENDAS) laboratory at IRB Barcelona.</p>
10 Apr 2017

Croatian scientist Fran Supek is launching his Genome Data Science (aGENDAS) laboratory.

aGENDAS is starting this April and will promote the research in Big Data, an strategic area also for the Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST).

With this new group, the Institute now hosts 24 laboratories and seven core facilities.

<p>The BIST founding conference took place on 31st March at the CCCB in Barcelona. (Image: BIST)</p>
4 Apr 2017

The announcement took place during the BIST Founding Conference on Friday 31 March at the Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona.