Year: 2017

Mild obsessive-compulsive symptoms are associated with variations of cerebral anatomy in healthy children

A new study carried out by the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL) and the Institute of Global Health of Barcelona (ISGlobal), a centre supported by “la Caixa” Foundation, associates for the first time mild obsessive-compulsive symptoms, which are present in a much higher percentage of cases than those that require specialized medical and psychological attention, …

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European project EU-TRAIN to improve the results in kidney transplant receives more than six million euros

Europe is committed to transplant research. Researchers from the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL) – Belllvitge University Hospital (HUB), led by Dr. Oriol Bestard, have received more than € 750,000 as partners of the EU-TRAIN European project, coordinated by INSERM and participated by twelve partners to whom the European Commission has awarded more than €6,640,000 …

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A new model to overcome rejection in xenotransplantation

Researchers from the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL), led by Dr. Cristina Costa, have generated a new animal model for the study of xenotransplantation, that is, cell, tissue and organ transplant from other animals to humans. The research is framed within a line of work focused on the development of new cellular therapies for the …

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El calendario solidario Helios recauda fondos para la investigación del cáncer infantil en el IDIBELL

Coincidiendo con las fiestas navideñas y de fin de año, el Centro de Yoga Helios, de la ciudad de Castelldefels, ha creado un calendario para 2018 con una finalidad solidaria: recaudar fondos para la investigación biomédica del IDIBELL. En concreto, los beneficios de la venta del calendario contribuirán al avance de la investigación contra el …

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International collaboration at the ”Amino acid transport defects” symposium

The symposium “Amino acid transport defects”, organized by the Rare Diseases CIBER and the Ramón Areces Foundation, took place on November 20th and 21st at its headquarters in Madrid. In addition to national researchers, including the group of Dr. Virgina Nunes of IDIBELL, who coorganized the symposium, seventeen of the leading specialists in this field …

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The isoforms of the HP1 protein differentially regulate the organization and structure of heterochromatin

Researchers from the Epigenetics and Cancer Biology Program of the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL), led by Dr. Àlex Vaquero, have elucidated the role of HP1 proteins in relation to chromatin structure and genome stability, distinguishing different functions based on the presence of different variants of this protein. The work, published in Cell Reports, was …

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