24 January 2011

Epigenetics is the next step in understanding cell differentiation'

Induced adult stem cells can differentiate into any cell type but they do it so more quickly if they differ in the type of cell to which they belonged before induction. This is due to epigenetic memory.
24 January 2011

Manel Esteller obtains the Excellence Project of the European Research Council (ERC)

IDIBELL researcher has received the Advanced Grant for his project “Epigeneticism Disruption ofoff Non-coding RNA's in Human Cancer”. The ERC funds research projects of excellence and highly innovative in any subject area of science, which are led by a researcher wi
21 January 2011

IDIBELL leads a European project to develop personalized therapies for lung cancer

The ultimate goal of the CURELUNG project is to discover genetic alterations in lung cancer and investigate drugs that act specifically on their tumor cells. Thus, each patient may receive a specific and efficient treatment.

19 January 2011

Spanish Ministry of Health funds fifteen IDIBELL projects to develop independent clinical research

Specifically, the funded projects are:
18 January 2011

Glial cells could be the key in therapy against neurodegenerative diseases