Results about: research

The United States brings together five labs worldwide to study a fatal form of epilepsy

Scientists from the US, Canada and Spain, among them Joan Guinovart from IRB Barcelona, are poised to perform joint research with the aim to find a treatment for Lafora disease, the most severe type of epilepsy in humans.

The National Health Institutes has awarded the consortium $8.5 over five years.

The US organisation Chelsea’s Hope, a charity formed by families affected by this disease, has promoted this international collaboration.

Andreu Mas-Colell takes over the presidency of the Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST)

The outgoing president, Rolf Tarrach, will remain on the board of trustees

BIST reaches an agreement with the Diputació de Barcelona to move to the Escola Industrial campus

Eduard Batlle: “The immune system is incredibly powerful against tumours”

Yesterday, the coordinator of IRB Barcelona’s Oncology Programme participated in the conference series Ciencia After Work a la Pedrera in a session entitled Càncer de colon, què hi ha de nou? (Colon cancer: what’s the latest?), with Dr. Antoni Castells, from the Hospital Clínic, and Dr. Elena Élez, from the Hospital Vall d’Hebrón.