Results about: chemistry

The chemist Ernest Giralt receives the main award of the European Peptide Society

The coordinator of Chemistry and Pharmacology Programme at IRB Barcelona is presented with the Josef Rudinger Memorial Lecture Award during the European Peptide Symposium, in Sofia, Bulgaria.

The award is in recognition of longstanding contributions to the field.

IRB and PharmaMar invent a method to reproduce marine substances of pharmacological interest

Chemists from the Institute of Research in Biomedicine (IRB) and from the R+D department of PharmaMar have devised a new synthesis method with pipecolidepsin A, a compound that is active against eleven types of cancers and property of PharmaMar.

This advance opens the door to copying and improving 38 natural molecules derived from marine sponges that are very promising for the treatment of various diseases.