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Grup de recerca de Raül Andero

Same drug can have opposite effects on memory according to sexual differences

An investigation led by the INc-UAB, carried out from the study of a drug that modifies the memory of fear, shows for the first time that the neural processes and behaviours related to the formation of memory can be opposite between male and female mice. The study, published in Nature Communications, emphasizes the need for more basic and clinical research that includes females.

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Drug with antioxidant properties reverses cognitive impairment in mouse models of ageing

An international study with participation of the UAB evaluated the protective effects of Calcium dobesilate (CaD) for the treatment of cognitive disorders in physiological ageing. Results demonstrated in an animal model that weight loss, anxiety-like and cognitive impairments were reversed by the administration of the drug, while also inhibiting the oxidative stress in their brains.

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The UAB promotes the use of bicycles

The UAB is promoting the use of bicycles as a means of transport between the university campus and surrounding towns. In September work will begin to construct a bicycle lane connecting Badia del Vallès and the campus, and more lanes will be built from Sabadell and, in the future, from Cerdanyola.

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New health screenings at the Bellaterra campus

From 5 to 7 May, the Ministry for Health of the Government of Catalonia organises a second edition of health screenings for all members of the UAB community with the aim of detecting asymptomatic cases of COVID-19 and those who have already had it.

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The "Thesis in 4 minutes" competition to be held on 18 May

The competition to find the best presentation of a PhD thesis under 5 minutes will take place on 18 May at 11:30 a.m. A total of twelve PhD students from the UAB will give an oral presentation of their research. The two top presentations will receive 1st and 2nd prize, and a third prize will be awarded to the one most liked by the public.

The Code of Good Practice in Research

New version of the UAB Code of Good Practice in Research

The UAB has published the revised version of its Code of Good Practice in Research (CBPR). Released digitally in Catalan, Spanish and English, it aims to be a tool to continue developing research and transference at the University with the highest ethical standards.