Results about: bioinformatics

IRB Barcelona, part of the European research flagship "the Human Brain Project"

This morning the EU has announced the two winning projects of the call “Future and Emerging Technologies- Flagship”. Europe will invest 500 million euros in each of these projects over 10 years.

The objective of the Human Brain Project is to apply supercomputation to simulate the complexity of the human brain.

IRB Barcelona to collaborate with the private sector to study new painkillers for patients with arthrosis and to design diagnostic tools for other diseases

The agreements drawn up by IRB Barcelona with various I+D programmes aim to strengthen technology transfer in order to benefit society.

Our research is focused on the study of cancer from a genomics perspective. We are particularly interested in the identification of cancer driver mutations, genes and pathways across tumour types and in the study of their potential as therapeutic targets.