Thursday January 03rd, 2019

Graphene-based implant overcomes technical limitation to record brain activity at extremely low frequencies

The body of knowledge about the human brain is growing exponentially, but questions big and small remain unanswered. Researchers have been using electrode arrays to record the brain’s electrical activity for decades, mapping activity in different brain regions to understand what it looks like when everything is working, and what is happening when it is not. Read the rest of this entry »

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Wednesday December 19th, 2018

Clínic-ISGlobal Researchers Help Update the Protocol for Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment of Chagas Disease in Pregnant Women

The new protocol of the Catalan Public Health Agency will improve disease surveillance and control .

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Tuesday October 23rd, 2018

Researchers from IDIBAPS and CRG, awarded with an ERC Synergy grant to unravel chronic lymphocytic leukemia

The European Research Council (ERC) today announced the results of the 2018 Synergy Grants call for proposals. The aim of Synergy Grants is to address ambitious research questions that can only be answered by the coordinated work of a small group of two to four principal investigators and their teams, bringing together their complementary skills, knowledge and resources. The ultimate goal of the scheme is to give support to a close collaborative interaction that will enable transformative research at the forefront of science, capable of yielding groundbreaking or even unpredictable scientific results and/or cross-fertilizing disciplines. Read the rest of this entry »

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Thursday October 18th, 2018

Kick-off Meeting for STOP, a Project that Seeks to Interrupt the Transmission of Intestinal Parasites

The project, funded by EDCTP, will test the efficacy of adding ivermectin to the current treatment against soil-transmitted helminthiasis.   Read the rest of this entry »

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Wednesday September 19th, 2018

Sleep apnea could favour tumor growth at young ages

A scientific study led by researchers at Hospital Clínic-IDIBAPS, the University of Barcelona and the CIBERES, conducted with animal models, states that sleep apnea can favour lung cancer growth in young individuals. Aging would be a protecting factor against the fast tumor development, induced by this sleep alteration. Read the rest of this entry »

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Monday September 03rd, 2018

A Computational Analysis Identifies a New Clinical Phenotype of Severe Malaria

There are more clinical phenotypes of severe malaria than those defined by the World Health Organization (WHO), according to a study led by ISGlobal, an institution supported by “la Caixa” Foundation. The results indicate that heart failure can be a mechanism of disease, which has implications in the clinical management of these patients. Read the rest of this entry »

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