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IRB Barcelona takes "Vanguardia de la Ciencia" podium

5 Mar 17




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Readers of the newspaper “La Vanguardia” have voted on the best research work performed in Spain in 2016, giving the third place to the work on metastasis by Salvador Aznar Benitah and Gloria Pascual at IRB Barcelona.

Organised by the newspaper and the Catalunya - La Pedrera Foundation, the competition "Vanguardia de la Cencia", gives this distinction to the candidate who receives most votes from readers.

Link to La Vanguardia

About IRB Barcelona

The Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) pursues a society free of disease. To this end, it conducts multidisciplinary research of excellence to offer pioneering solutions to unresolved medical needs in cancer and other diseases related to ageing. It establishes technology transfer agreements with the pharmaceutical industry and major hospitals to bring research results closer to society and organises a range of science outreach activities to engage the public in an open dialogue. IRB Barcelona is an international centre that hosts 400 employees and more than 30 nationalities. Recognised as a Severo Ochoa Centre of Excellence since 2011, IRB Barcelona is a CERCA centre and member of the Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST).