Reprogramming the genetic code at the transcriptional level: the key in cancer
14 Oct 2016
Researchers at IRB Barcelona and ICREA professors Raúl Méndez, Salvador Aznar Benitah and Eduard Batlle have co-headed the B·Debate. At the end of the event, they spoke to Gaceta Médica about the advances made in cancer epigenetics.
Immunotherapy is gaining ground in the fight against cancer. The tumour has a strategy to evade detection by the immune system, thus allowing it to spread throughout the body. Science has discovered this therapy and is working on overcoming this evasion strategy. In this regard, La República has published an interview with Eduard Batlle, head of the Colorectal Cancer Lab at IRB Barcelona.
Premsa del Baix has published an article about the athletes of Sant Esteve de Sesrovires who have received awards at the "Sports Night". Carlos Romero, a long-distance swimmer, won the prize for best athlete in the men's category. Romero combines sports and fundraising to support the Institute for Biomedcine Research (IRB Barcelona).