The potential use of cannabinoids as a treatment against post-traumatic stress
An article published in the journal Nature Reviews - Neuroscience contemplates the possibility of inhibiting the side effects associated with cannabinoids to use them as therapeutic treatments. Rafael Maldonado, leader of the Neuropharmacology Lab of the Department of Experimental Sciences and Health, participated in the work.
Josep-Eladi Baños receives the Professional Excellence Award given by the Col·legi Oficial de Metges de Barcelona
The Professor of the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences excelled in the field of medical humanities.
Genetically deciphering the origin of gypsies
David Comas, principal investigator at the Institute of Evolutionary Biology, is leading a study analysing in depth more than 700 samples from Roma volunteers to establish the genetic mixtures that took place with their arrival in Europe.
Repetitive regions of the genome to date unknown contribute to understanding what makes us human
Researchers at the Institute of Evolutionary Biology (Barcelona) and the Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies (Zurich) point to the importance that some repetitive genomic regions previously considered non-functional and not studied have on the differentiation of the species.
EU-ToxRisk: An integrated European flagship program driving mechanism-based toxicity testing and risk assessment for the 21st Century
More than 30 European organizations collaborate on a project that looks for the integration of chemical safety tests based on in vitro methods without animals and in silico computational technologies.
A symposium dedicated to the most innovative in silico strategies in biomedical research
This coming 17 November, the fourth symposium of the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences will take place. This year, the main subject will be the leading strategies of computational biomedical research.
The Integrative Biomedical Informatics announces a new release of DisGeNET
The IBI group becomes a new node of the Nanopublication Network with this second release.
A week for the scientific dissemination
Pompeu Fabra University actively participates in the 20th edition of the Catalan Science Week (SC'15).
New computational approach to predicting adverse drug reactions with higher confidence
200,000 people die every year in Europe from these adverse effects, seven times more than in traffic accidents.
The use of condoms reflects socioeconomic inequalities in adolescents of Barcelona
A study led by Glòria Pérez, associate professor at the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences, shows an increase in the number of teenagers that do not use condom.
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