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Thursday December 22nd, 2016

Blanca Molins receives the Julián García Sánchez award for research on vision issues

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Thursday December 15th, 2016

New cellular reprogramming technique counters hallmarks of aging

Scientists from Salk Institute for Biological Studies showed that One clue to halting or reversing aging lies in the study of cellular reprogramming, a process in which the expression of four genes known as the Yamanaka factors allows scientists to convert any cell into induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) Like embryonic stem calls, iPSCs are capable of dividing indefinitely and becoming any cell type present in our body. Dr. Juan Carlos Izpisúa Belmonte, professor in Salk’s Gene Expression Laboratory, is the senior author of the paper, published in Cell, in which also participated Dr. Josep Maria Campistol, CEO and nephrologist in Hospital Clínic, and researcher in IDIBAPS. Scientists from Universidad Católica de Murcia, among others, have also been involved. Read the rest of this entry »

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Wednesday December 14th, 2016

CaixaImpulse selects two IDIBAPS projects to promote technology transfer

On Monday, December 12, Palau Macaya hosted the presentation of the selected projects in the second edition of CaixaImpulse, two of which are from IDIBAPS.

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Wednesday November 30th, 2016

Hospital Clínic will implement a new genomic test to predict response to treatment in breast cancer

Researchers from Hospital Clínic and IDIBAPS lead an international study in which they have developed a genomic test to predict the response to chemotherapy in breast cancer. Hospital Clínic of Barcelona will be the first hospital in the world to implement this third generation test. This test is based on the data produced by the second-generation test PAM50, and for which Hospital Clínic is one of the reference centers. The article, published today in the journal Clinical Cancer Research, has been coordinated by Dr. Aleix Prat, Head of the Clinical Oncology Department at Hospital Clínic, the Translational genomics and targeted therapeutics in solid tumors research team at IDIBAPS and the Translational Genomics group of the Vall d’Hebron Institute of Oncology (VHIO). The study has involved several hospitals in Spain within the GEICAM breast cancer co-operative group, researchers from the University of North Carolina (USA), the Royal Marsden Foundation Trust in London, the University of Otago (New Zealand) and The University of Edinburgh (Scotland).

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Tuesday November 29th, 2016

Physicians from Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS and CAPSBE, awarded with the CoMB Professional Excellence Award 2016

Yesterday the Professional Excellence Prizes 2016 were awarded by the Col·legi de Metges de Barcelona (CoMB) to physicians in recognition to their career. In the present edition, six professionals working at Hospital Clínic, IDIBAPS and CAPSBE have been awarded.

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Thursday November 24th, 2016

Two Clinic professionals receive the Fundació Catalunya-La Pedrera “Talents” grants

Last Wednesday, November 23, was held in the Auditorium La Pedrera the 5th ceremony of delivery of the  Fundació Catalunya-La Pedrera “Talents” Program grants, in which Hospital Clínic participates for the first time with the granting of two Scholarships. The event was chaired by the Health Minister of the Generalitat de Catalunya, Antoni Comín, who was accompanied by Ms. Marta Lacambra, CEO of the Catalunya-La Pedrera Foundation; Dr. Jordi Ara, ICS North Metropolitan Area Manager; And Dr. Josep Mª Campistol, CEO of the Hospital Clínic, who was also chosen godfather of this year’s promotion.

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