20 March 2019
  • Càncer

Scientists unveil the mechanisms that promote metastasis in skin carcinomas

The results of preclinical studies in mouse and PDX models show that PDGFR and CXCR4 inhibitor drugs, currently used for the treatment of other types of cancer, could be effective in treating this type of skin cancer


14 March 2019

Margalida Rosselló-Tortella, Manel Esteller, Pere Llinàs-Arias.

  • Càncer

Researchers find epigenetic loss that changes how cells obtain energy from cancer

It has been known for decades that cancer cells have an altered metabolism and it is seen in several biochemical pathways and in particular, in the way they get energy for their survival.


07 March 2019
  • Valorization

From bench to market: the Accelerator Meeting Point drives the biomedical innovation in Bellvitge

Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL) celebrated the second edition of its Accelerator Meeting Point (AMP), restating the success of the previous edition.

04 March 2019

Ruth de Diego - Joan Orpella

  • Neurociències

Brain’s ability to synchronize voice sounds could be related to language learning

Researchers from the Institute of Neurosciences of the University of Barcelona (Neuro

27 February 2019


  • Neurociències

Scientists identify alterations of neuronal connectivity distributed throughout different regions of the cerebral cortex in obsessive-compulsive disorder

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is characterized by alterations in brain connectivity, i.e., patients present a dysfunction related to the synchronization of activity between different groups of neurons, as evidenced by recent research.