New biomarkers in blood are identified for the prognosis of abdominal aortic aneurysm risk

by Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau

Blood levels of various molecules related to oxidative stress may be useful biomarkers in predicting the risk of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm.

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CIC biomaGUNE is developing image biomarkers to study new treatments for Alzheimer's disease

by CIC bioGUNE

Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia. It is one of the principal causes of death worldwide and the second most common one among the over 70s, affecting 13 million people all over t...

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A New Study Identifies Biomarkers that Can Distinguish Between Bacterial and Viral Pneumonias

by ISGlobal - Instituto de Salud Global de Barcelona

These markers could provide a basis for developing rapid diagnostic tests that help identify paediatric patients that require antibiotic treatment

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Seeking out predictive biomarkers for a longer-term response to immunotherapy against NSCLC


While the rapidly emerging arsenal of immune-based therapies continues to show great promise in more effectively tackling an increasing number of tumor types including melanoma and lung cancer, these ...

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Minoryx’s clinical candidate leriglitazone shows clinical benefit in a proof of concept Phase 2 study in Friedreich´s ataxia

by Minoryx Therapeutics

​Study demonstrates leriglitazone improves relevant disease biomarkers and ataxia resulting in clinical benefit in this orphan disease

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Researchers prove the usefulness of semen miRNAs as non-invasive biomarkers for prostate cancer

by Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge

Researchers of the Human Molecular Genetics group at the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL), led by Dr. Sara Larriba, in collaboration with Dr. Francesc Vigués and Dr. Manel Castells o...

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The circulating microRNA, key biomarkers for the diagnosis of patients with stable coronary heart disease

by Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau

Having specific biomarkers that help improve decision-making and develop new therapeutic strategies in case of coronary heart disease is key, and in this line researchers from the CIBER of Cardiovascu...

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Researchers from Lleida discover a new, more precise way to diagnose pleural effusions

by IRB Lleida. Institut de Recerca Biomèdica

The pleural effusion develops by the accumulation of liquid between the walls of the lungs and the thoracic layers of the body. Most people with cancer develop this condition. The discovery of high pr...

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Clinical trial design in the era of precision oncology: a rapidly evolving landscape


In our collective efforts to solve cancer sooner, tumor diversity represents one of the major challenges in more effectively targeting the specificities of individual cancers. Much progress has howe...

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First patient affected by a mutation in the nucleoside transporter SLC28 gene family

by Universitat de Barcelona

A research team has described the first case of a patient affected by dysfunctions in a nucleoside transporter of the SLC28 gene family, which brings a set of genes which were not related to human pat...

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Researchers demonstrate the presence of stable beta-amyloid dimers in the brains of patients with Alzheimer’s disease

by IRB Barcelona - Instituto de Investigación Biomédica

A study headed by IRB Barcelona provides the first direct evidence of beta-amyloid dimers (two proteins joined together) in patients with Alzheimer’s disease and points to the potential of these mol...

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