Women and their health have been invisible in the medical field throughout history and still are today. Dr. Carme Valls-Llobet will describe this invisibility in a talk at the School of Medicine on March 12th at 12.00 PM. The conference has been organized by the School of Medicine and the Institut, and will be in Catalan.
The European Commission will grant three researchers at our Institute with a Marie-Curie Actions Individual Fellowship: Drs. Laura Cutando, Natalia Lago and Marta Luna. Congratulations!
Researchers of the Neuroimmunity lab obtained a highly accurate recreation of human glioblastoma’s features using a novel 3D microscopy analysis. The study, published in the journal Acta Neuropathologica Communications, provides new information to help with the diagnose, by finding therapeutical targets and designing immunotherapeutical strategies. Read the article
Dr. Elena Galea, ICREA researcher at our Institute, has led a study, published in Nature Neuroscience, in which more than 80 international scientists have worked collectively to clarify definitions, nomenclatures, controversies, and upcoming goals in astrocytes research. The article represents a theoretical breakthrough that will accelerate the acquisition of knowledge about the involvement of these cells in diseases of the central nervous system. Read the article
Last February 11th, to celebrate Women in Science Day, the Institut de Neurociències and the Unitat de Cultura en Viu de la UAB organized the online screening of the documentary Picture a Scientist. More than 300 people registered for the event, not only from our institution but also from outside UAB. However, 87% of them were women. Have a look to the debate virtual wall.
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