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28.09.2016
Mathematical and computational models, increasingly present in biomedical research
The Department of Experimental and Health Sciences gathered international experts in quantitative biology during the celebration of "DCEXS 5th Symposium biological systems level approach" on September 21.
27.09.2016
Light shed on what European malaria was like, 50 years after its eradication
A work led by the Institute of Evolutionary Biology, recovers DNA from two strains of malaria from old samples from the Ebro Delta in Spain. The results reveal the origins of P. vivax and P. falciparum, and help us comprehend the mutations which have become resistant to numerous drugs.
22.09.2016
Convocatoria para la incorporación de un Doctor Banco de Santander-María de Maeztu
Convocatoria Unidades de excelencia María de Maeztu, Departamento de Ciencias Experimentales y de la Salud, Universidad Pompeu Fabra, para la contratación de un Doctor Banco de Santander-María de Maeztu.
22.09.2016
The NFAT5 protein, a possible protector against immunological disorders
Scientists at the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences have discovered the role in the immune system of NFAT5, a protein known for its function in the adaptation of cells to highly saline environments. 
20.09.2016
All set for the 5th Symposium of the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences
On Wednesday 21 September, international scientists will gather at the DCEXS to share their findings in the emerging field of quantitative biology.
19.09.2016
Rimonabant as possible treatment for fragile X syndrome
Scientists at Laboratory of Neuropharmacology found improvements in cognitive ability of fragile X syndrome mice model by using very low doses of a drug that acts on the endocannabinoid system.
16.09.2016
Researchers of GRIB participate in a crowdsourced assessment of the treatment response in rheumatoid arthritis
Baldo Oliva, head of the research group on Structural Bioinformatics at UPF, led the study that arouse from the competition and that was later published in the journal Nature Communications.
15.09.2016
Cellular stress activates an important anti-cancer protein
Scientists at the Cell Signalling research group find a way to enhance the activity of the retinoblastoma protein, responsible for stopping cell proliferation. This scientific breakthrough opens new paths in the search for anti-cancer drugs.
14.09.2016
Barcelona in the spotlight of systems biology
From 16 th to 20 th September, Barcelona hosts the 17 th International Conference on Systems Biology, which will gather together around 700 researchers from 40 different countries.
09.09.2016
The 5th Edition of the DCEXS Symposium is near!
Do not miss the latest developments in Systems Biology to be presented on September 21 in the auditorium of the Barcelona Biomedical Research Park!
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