#IDIBELLfellows: Lorenzo Torreni / Elisabet Munté

Lorenzo Torreni, Elisabet Munté

Neurometabolic diseases Group; Hereditary Cancer Group



McClintock Room


Gut microbiota in X-ALD patients: an overlooked player on the field?
Lorenzo Torreni – Neurometabolic diseases Group
Through co-evolution, the gut microbiota has become an integral part of human biology, playing a pivotal role in shaping the development and function of other body systems, including the nervous system. In our study, we investigated the potential pathogenic role of the gut microbiota in the rare neurometabolic disease X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy by using shotgun metagenomics on patient stools and metabolomic analysis of the white matter and plasma of patients


Improving the diagnosis of hereditary cancer using bioinformatics
Elisabet Munté Roca – Hereditary Cancer Group


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