Month: July 2017

IDIBELL joins the Barcelona Bioinformatics Association

The Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL) has officially joined the Bioinformatics Barcelona Association (BIB), a non-profit organization focused on the development of the field of bioinformatics in Catalonia. Established in 2015, the BIB currently comprises 53 major institutions related to the bioinformatics sector – universities, research centers, hospitals, major scientific infrastructures, companies and other partners. …

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Dr. Manel Esteller receives the Falcó Carlemany Award

Manel Esteller, director of the epigenetics and cancer biology program at IDIBELL, ICREA researcher and professor at the University of Barcelona has been awarded the Falcó Carlemany Award for the social impact of his cancer research. The Falcó Carlemany Award is awarded to a person or entity for their contributions to relevant, high-impact social projects. …

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Nova eina d’anàlisi per a predir la resposta al tractament preoperatori en càncer de recte

Investigadors del Programa Contra la Resistència Terapèutica del Càncer (ProCURE), de l’Institut d’Investigació Biomèdica de Bellvitge (IDIBELL) i de l’Institut Català d’Oncologia (ICO) han desenvolupat una nova eina que permet establir la probabilitat de resposta al tractament preoperatori en tumors de recte localment avançats. Predir quins pacients no respondran al tractament pot ajudar a evitar …

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New epigenomic strategies in the clinical management of cancer of unknown primary

The invention of the EPICUP® epigenetic test last year allowed physicians to elucidate what type of primary tumor had metastasized in patients with Cancer of Unknown Primary (CUP). Today, an article published in Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology by Dr. Manel Esteller, coordinator of the Epigenetics and Cancer Biology Program of the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute …

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A personalized treatment with metabolic therapy improves the motor and communication skills of a patient with atypical Rett syndrome

Administration of the amino acid D-serine, a dietary supplement, contributes to the improvement of the cognitive and motor capacity of a patient with a mutation that affects glutamate receptors A promising treatment with no side effects Towards “express personalization”

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