Results about: ageing

<p>Aznar Benitah</p>

Adult stem cells ensure maintenance of the tissue and integrity in response to damage. They self-renew, are multipotential, and respond to and repair injuries.

Skin ages when the main cells in the dermis lose their identity and function

A study in mice done at IRB Barcelona and CNAG-CRG explains that dermal fibroblasts lose their cell identify over time and with it their capacity to produce and secrete collagen and other proteins.

Mitochondria, ageing and cancer

A project headed by Antonio Zorzano at IRB Barcelona has been awarded funding from the BBVA Foundation to explore a possible link between ageing and cancer.

Called MitoFuss, the project focuses on the mitochondrial protein Mitofusin 2.

IRB Barcelona to participate in the 12th “Festival de la Ciència”

This weekend the Ciutadella Park will be hosting this event, which will showcase 230 scientific activities aimed at the general public.

IRB Barcelona will be participating through two workshops and a micro-talk, related to microscopy, cancer research and ageing.