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Marco Milán: “To study how cells communicate with each other, perhaps the best model organism is the fruit fly”
He studies the cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying the regulation of tissue growth during normal development, its proper functioning and the formation of a tumour.
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.