The discovery of a new function of the cellular prion protein (PrPc) improves the understanding of epilepsy.
The Second China-Europe Symposium on Biomaterials in Regenerative Medicine, hosted by IBEC, takes place in Barcelona from 16 to 20 November.
ABC.es reports: The Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC) and the Bellvitge Institute for Biomedical Research (IDIBELL) have signed a collaboration agreement for the development of joint research projects. The agreement is part of the BIOPOL project.
“Ask the Experts”: In an interview, Josep Samitier, Associate Director of IBEC, talks about the potential, the impact and the contributions of nanobiotechnology.
Josep Planell, Director of the Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia, explains his work on tissue regeneration at the nanoscale.
“The noise of neurones” is the title of an article published by La Vanguardia newspaper about the work done by Aleria Biodevices, a spin-off led by Enric Claverol, leader of the Neuroengineering group at The Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia, IBEC.
The importance of bioengineering and regenerative medicine was in the news again on Sunday 24 February with the publication of an article by IBEC director Josep A. Planell in La Vanguardia’s “Temas de Debate” section.
Last Monday 14 January, the newspaper El Periódico de Catalunya highlighted the importance of research into stem cells for therapeutic applications, and specifically the research carried out at IBEC by the research group led by Prof. Josep Samitier, which studies micro/nanosystems for biomedical applications.
Regarding the IBEC Bioengineering and Nanomedicine Symposium 2007 held last November 7, in which the Institute was presented in public, the Catalan newspaper La Vanguardia published the following news in its printed edition on November 8.
Under the headline ‘El Institut de Bioenginyeria tendrá 150 investigadores’, the Spanish newspaper Expansión published an article on the IBEC presentation last November 7 in its printed edition on November 8.