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”la Caixa” bolsters pioneering health research



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The radio station Cadena SER and the newspapers ABC and El Punt Avui, among other media, have reported on the grant award ceremony of the ”la Caixa” Foundation, which was held on Monday 16 September. The beneficiaries of include IRB Barcelona researchers Eduard Batlle and Raúl Méndez, who were awarded funding for two projects in the Biomedicine and Health call, Meritxel Teixidó, who obtained a grant through the CaixaImpulse Programme, and Enrique Marcos, who received a postdoctoral ”la Caixa” fellowship.


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The Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) pursues a society free of disease. To this end, it conducts multidisciplinary research of excellence to cure cancer and other diseases linked 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 researchers 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).