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Number 139 - 15 April 2015

IDIBELL participates in a program led by ICFO to develop new clinical tools through photonics

Cutting edge Photonic based technologies for use in clinical settings allow doctors to non-invasively measure pathological and physiological properties of tissues, providing a better understanding of development of disease as well as the monitoring of treatment. This is the main goal of this multidisciplinary program led by the ICFO and funded by “la Caixa” Foundation.

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Researchers discover an inactive tumor suppressor gene in lung cancer

Researchers at Genes and Cancer group at Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL), led by Montse Sanchez-Cespedes, have identified the PARD3 gene as a tumor suppressor that is inactivated in lung cancer squamous type. The results of the study have been published in Cancer Research.

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The director of IDIBELL, Jaume Reventós, at the second charity dinner of AECC Tarragona

On April 9 the Spanish Association Against Cancer (AECC) of Tarragona held the second edition of the Solidarity Dinner to raise funds for the fight against cancer in the Hotel Gran Palas del Pinar.

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Olga Torres Foundation funds a research project in colon cancer IDIBELL

Olga Torres Foundation (FOT) has awarded two postdoctoral fellowships in colon cancer; Rachel Batlle from the Signalling and Cell Cycle Lab., Institute of Biomedical Research of Barcelona (IRB), ​​Holger Heyn Program from the Epigenetics and Cancer Biology Program (PEBC), IDIBELL.

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Prolonged exposure to certain pesticides and detergents increase the risk of lymphoma

Individuals exposed for at least 30 years to certain chemicals in pesticides and detergents are up to 32% more likely to develop lymphoma. So concludes a study led by Silvia de Sanjose and Laura Costas, Research Program in Cancer Epidemiology, ICO has published the British Journal of Cancer.

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Previous news
Jesús Fernández-Crespo: ''We will succeed when we align what we want to be with how we want to get it''
UB-led study describes the cause of aortic stiffness in Marfan syndrome
Researcher Eduard Montanya awarded the Prize Alberto Sols 2015
ONCE and IDIBELL collaborating on a project on hereditary blindness
The XIV International Course of Gynecologic Surgery Robotic surgery broadcasts live in 3D
Ignacio Gonzalez Bravo awards a Consolidator Grant from the European Research Council
IDIBELL Neuroscientists in Brain Awareness Week
Francisco Miguel Torres, new responsible of quality and scientific indicators management at IDIBELL
EU certifies IDIBELL as a center of excellence in Human Resources for Researchers (HRS4R)
The XIII Congress of the Catalan Association of Diabetes presents the latest therapeutic advances in diabetes
Events and meetings
Specialseminar. Modesto Orozco: ''A new relationship between informatics and biomedical sciences''
IDIBELL Seminars. Ana Losada: “Cohesin roles in chromosome architecture and inheritance''
Diari de Tarragona - Jaume Reventós: ‘Los investigadores tenemos que salir de la torre de marfil’
Ara - Gens, EMocions i identitta. Des de la ciència i el cinema
antena 3 - El humo del tabaco en los hogares aumenta en los niños la enfermedad mental
Diario Médico - Hallan un supresor tumoral en cáncer de pulmón escamoso
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