Wednesday’s episode of “Càpsules de ciència” on TV3, a series of 20 programmes dedicated to scientists working in biomedicine and biotechnology in Catalonia, featured IBEC’s Eduard Torrents.
The latest edition of Visión, the magazine of the Federación de Asociaciones de Retinosis Pigmentaria de España (FARPE), features an article by IBEC’s Pablo Calvé and Pau Gorostiza.
Yesterday’s press release about Arnau Hervera and José Antonio del Río’s work, together with Imperial College, that was published in Nature Cell Biology and described their discovery that oxidizing species regulate the regeneration of damaged neurons after spinal cord injuries, was covered in ABC and El Progreso today.
Nanomalaria joint unit group leader Xavier Fernàndez-Busquets is the author of a serialised post on Health ISGlobal, the blog of the Barcelona Institute for Global Health.
In the Què Qui Com program that aired yesterday on Canal 33, Samuel Sánchez, ICREA research professor at IBEC, explained the work being done in his group to develop nanorobots that can release drugs in a controlled manner.
During the interview, Samuel explained why it is important to design effective methods to ensure the drug affects a specific target, and what challenges they face in designing nanorobots with this function.