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Albert Quintana

Albert Quintana receives a grant to research therapies for mitochondrial disease

The research group coordinated by Dr. Albert Quintana, from the  Department of Cellular Biology, Physiology and Immunology and the Institut de Neurociències, has received a grant within the 2020 Health Research Call of "la Caixa" Foundation. The project will focus on reversing the alterations observed in basal ganglia neurons in mitochondrial disease.

Nous hidrogels permeten cultivar cčl·lules T per a ser usades en immunoterąpia contra el cąncer

New hydrogels for T-cell growth to be used in cancer immunotherapy

A team with the participation of researchers from the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) has designed new hydrogels that allow the culture of T-cells or T-lymphocytes, cells of the immune system that are used in cancer immunotherapy since they have the capacity to destroy tumor cells.