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Núria López-Bigas receives the 'Doctores Diz Pintado' National Cancer Research Prize from the Universidad de Salamanca




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The newspaper La Vanguardia has reported on the award of the “Doctores Diz Pintado” National Cancer Research Prize, to  Núria López-Bigas ICREA researcher at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona)  in recognition of her work on the accumulation of mutations in the genome. Referring to López-Bigas, the jury highlighted "the relevance and impact of her work, which focuses on genomics and has wide applications in personalised medicine."

Link to: La Vanguardia 


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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).