NeuroHeal, discovered by researchers at the INc-UAB, helps to maintain motor neurons alive and accelerate nerve regeneration after traumatic injuries to peripheral nerves. There is currently no drug with these effects being applied in clinical practices. Read more
Dr. MartÝ Boada chosen 'Honorary Member' of the Professional Association of Forest Engineers
MartÝ Boada, researcher of the ICTA-UAB, was awarded the 'Honorary Member 2017 Award' by the Professional Association of Forest Engineers in a ceremony that took place on October 4 at the Institute of Engineering of Spain.
The award was given as part of the celebrations of the feast day of its patron, Saint Francis of Assisi, and aims to acknowledge the work of several of its members and of those persons and institutions who strive to protect and take care of the environment and forests.
Martí Boada is a Geographer, naturalist and Doctor in Environmental Sciences. He is a full professor and researcher at the Department of Geography and at the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology of the Autonomous University of Barcelona (ICTA-UAB) He has been recently appointed UNESCO's scientific advisor on issues of conservation of biosphere reserves. Boada has joined the organization, based in Paris, as a consultant for the Man and Biosphere Program (MAB) included in the Division of Ecological and Earth Sciences.
The UAB inaugurated its new CER ARCTIC research centre, unique in the whole of Spain in this area and innovative in research that is respectful with and to local Arctic communities. Directed by UAB professor Françoise Breton, the centre will focus particularly on the global changes and their impact on the local population.