Researchers from IDIBELL and ICO have used an orthotopic mouse model to expand the myeloma patient’s tumor tissue to study his molecular characteristics and response to different treatments.
The atrophy of a specific region of the cerebral cortex is related to the appearance of apathy in Huntington’s patients, a neurodegenerative disease that affects motor and cognitive function. This is the conclusion of a study of the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL) published in the Movement Disorders journal.
The Ramón Areces Foundation has awarded Grants for Research in Life Sciences and Matter corresponding to its 20th edition. In intercellular dialogue and interactome area, Dr. Isabel Fabregat, head of the research group “TGF-beta and cancer” at IDIBELL, in collaboration with Drs. Aránzazu Sánchez and Blanca Herrera from the Complutense University of Madrid, have received one of the grants.