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Salvador Aznar Benitah receives the “Premio Fundación Carmen y Severo Ochoa 2019”




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The newspaper ABC, among other media, have reported on the “Premio Carmen y Severo Ochoa de Investigación en Biología Molecular 2019", which has been given to IRB Barcelona researcher Salvador Aznar Benitah. “This recognition is particularly special because it is the Carmen and Severo Ochoa Prize; you only have to take a look at the list of former awardees, all of them with an incredible career and who do first-rate science. It´s an honour for me to join this group,” said the researcher after being presented with the prize. 



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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).