The circadian rhythm of the liver is regulated by muscle activity

by IRB Barcelona - Instituto de Investigación Biomédica

Researchers at IRB Barcelona reveal a communication pathway between the biological clock of organs and tissues that is independent of regulation by the central nervous system. Alterations of the circ...

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Depletion of NOX4 protein improves liver regeneration

by Universitat de Barcelona

The liver is an organ able to regenerate after some damage, since its cells can proliferate and recover the lost or damaged tissue.

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Depletion of NOX4 protein improves liver regeneration

by Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge

The liver is an organ that has the ability to regenerate after damage since its cells can proliferate and recover lost or affected tissue. A study from the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDI...

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Highlight Therapeutics & Pivotal advance into a Phase IIa trial to examine Gastro-Intestinal cancer therapy

by Pivotal

Highlight Ther​apeutics, (“Highlight”), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing RNA-based therapies against cancer, and Pivotal, a Europe-wide full-service CRO, today announced tha...

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Researchers identify a fundamental protein to guarantee liver regeneration

by Universitat de Barcelona

Researchers from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Barcelona and the CELLEX Biomedical Research Centre from IDIBAPS, in collaboration with scientists from the University of Sydney, Universi...

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Approval review of pemigatinib for patients harbouring FGFR2 fusions

by OncoDNA

The FDA have granted priority approval review of pemigatinib for patients harbouring FGFR2 fusions, based on interim data from the phase II FIGHT-202 study showing ORR 36%

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An IDIBELL study offers new possibilities for personalized medicine to treat a prevalent type of liver cancer

by Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge

Results show that in order to treat patients efficiently, it is necessary to know the specific molecular characteristics of their cancer, such as TGF-β and EGF receptor expression levels

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Researchers at CIMA describe that XBP1 could be a key agent in avoiding the accumulation of mutations

by CIMA - Centro de Investigación Médica Aplicada

In the most recent issue of Gastroenterology, a prestigious scientific journal in the area of gastrointestinal and liver diseases, researchers at the Center for Applied Medical Research (CIMA) of the ...

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The effectiveness of the obeticholic acid to treat primary biliary cholangitis has been proven

by Vall d’Hebron

​A study recently published in the prestigious journal The New England Journal of Medicine, of which has been co-author Dr. Victor Vargas, head of the Section of the Haepatology Service of the Vall ...

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Scientist describe the role of lysosomes in paracetamol liver toxicity

by Fundació Clínic per a la Recerca Biomèdica

Authors indicate that in patients with lysosomal diseases or those who are treated with amitriptyline, a moderate use of acetaminophen should be advised to minimize its possible hepatotoxicity.

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Discovery of why colon cancer metastasis always follows the same invasive pattern

by Professional Newco

Roger Gomis’ team, in collaboration with another two groups in IRB Barcelona’s Oncology Programme, reveal in Nature Cell Biology the genes and mechanisms that allow liver metastasis to colonize th...

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