The MCS (Medicinal Chemistry & Synthesis) group from the Institute of Advanced Chemistry of Catalonia (IQAC-CSIC) has obtained the recommendation for funding the project by the ERA-NET NEURON 2017 call on "Synaptic dysfunction in disorders of the central nervous system".
Researchers from the INc-UAB and the VHIR are the first to demonstrate that regulation of the brain's Klotho gene using gene therapy protects against age-related learning and memory problems in mice. The therapy has been patented and licensed to advance in the research of a drug for neurodegenerative diseases.
The 1st Call of DOC-FAM COFUND programme (DOCtoral training programme in Functional Advanced Materials) is open until 30th November 2017. It is coordinated by the Institute of Materials Science of Barcelona.
Promoted by ICREA Prof. Arben Merkoçi, leader of the ICN2 Nanobioelectrics and Biosensors Group and innovation expert Dr. Marc Gallegos, Paperdrop Diagnostics has developed a low-cost and easy-to-use device to identify drug-induced injuries.