Month: April 2015

A new and less toxic HIV drug

University Hospital of Bellvitge and IDIBELL have participated in an international study published in The Lancet that has evaluated a new drug with fewer negative long-term effects that one of the most used so far in treating HIV. Today, it would be beneficial for around 65% of patients with HIV The tenofovir disoproxil fumarate, one …

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Fernando Fernández-Aranda, Leadership Award on Research 2015of the Academy for Eating Disorders

Research excellence which houses the Biomedical Research Center in Red-Pathophysiology of Obesity and Nutrition (CIBERobn) has been recognized once again with the Award on Research 2015 Leadership Award to Dr. Fernando Fernández-Aranda for her contribution to research in the field of disordered eating behavior and obesity.The award ceremony took place in Boston (USA), on Saturday, …

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Supercomputing for biomedical research

On April 21st the director of the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC), Francesc Subirada and the head of its Department of Life Sciences, Modesto Orozco, delivered a seminar at IDIBELL to publicize the resources that their center can provide to IDIBELL researchers as well as new opportunities for collaboration. The BSC houses the computer Mare Nostrum. …

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Cannabis Consumers Show Greater Susceptibility to False Memories

A new study published in the American journal with the highest impact factor in worldwide, Molecular Psychiatry, reveals that consumers of cannabis are more prone to experiencing false memories. The study was conducted by researchers from the Human Neuropsychopharmacology group at the Biomedical Research Institute of Hospital de Sant Pau and from Universitat Autònoma de …

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Manel Esteller awarded the Dr. Josep Trueta Medal of Health Merit of the Generalitat of Catalonia

Manel Esteller, Director of the Program for Epigenetics and Cancer Biology of IDIBELL, ICREA Research Professor and at the University of Barcelona has been awarded the Josep Trueta Medal of Heath Merit of the Generalitat of Catalonia. This award was created to honor individuals and entities who have excelled significantly for services rendered in order …

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