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The jury unanimously decided to award Salvador Aznar Benitah in acknowledgement of his work on adult stem cells and the relation of these with circadian rhythms and metastasis, and also in recognition of his recent entrepreneurial activity.
The award is given in recognition of biochemistry and molecular biology research of excellence performed mainly in Spain.
The foundation will be funding 43 cancer research projects.
Salvador Aznar Benitah receives the “Constantes y Vitales a la Investigación biomédica y la Prevención en salud” Award
Salvador Aznar has been distinguished in the “Young Talent in Biomedical Research” category
The IRB Barcelona scientist received the award during the opening ceremony of the academic year of this institution.
The Spanish Association of Cancer Research recognizes his work and grants him the ASEICA Young Investigator Award 2018.
The award ceremony will be held in Valencia on 6, 7 and 8 November.
Nine scientists at IRB Barcelona form part of EMBO, an organisation that comprises more than 1,800 outstanding researchers from Europe and around the world specialised in molecular biology.
“This will allow me to strengthen interactions with other European researchers, as well as to stay abreast of new ideas, concepts and technologies,” says Aznar Benitah.
Sergi Ferrer-Salat, president of the Board of Trustees of the Ferrer Research Foundation, highlighted that the work done by IRB Barcelona scientist, Manuel Serrano, is helping to further our understanding of the relation between ageing and cancer and identify approaches to manipulate this relation to our advantage.
The IRB Barcelona scientist and head of the Colorectal Cancer Lab has been awarded the Olof Palme Medal in recognition of his recent discovery regarding the treatment of advanced-stage colon tumors with immunotherapy.