Coffee, a great ally of the digestive tract and brain

by Universidad Rey Juan Carlos

​Researchers from the NeuGut group have carried out a review of the scientific literature on the effects of one of the most consumed beverages in the world and the many benefits it has on health. Th...

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ORYZON presents vafidemstat clinical data from its Phase IIa clinical trial ETHERAL in Alzheimer’s at the virtual AAIC-2020 conference

by Oryzon Genomics

Oryzon Genomics, S.A. (ISIN Code: ES0167733015, ORY), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company leveraging epigenetics to develop therapies in diseases with strong unmet medical need, announces that ...

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International study completes the largest genetic map of psychiatric disorders so far

by Universitat de Barcelona

An international study published in the journal Cell, has described 109 genetic variants associated with eight psychiatric disorders: anorexia nervosa, autism, ADHD, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, d...

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Identified a new repairing mechanism of the peripheral nervous system by applyting bioengineering techniques

by IBEC - Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya

The Molecular and cellular neurobiotechnology group with the collaboration of the Nanobioengineering group, both of them at IBEC, have applied a new light-stimulated technique to modulate muscular act...

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A new model of the worm C. elegans to progress in the study of a rare disease of the nervous system

by Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge

Chromosome X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy (X ALD) is a rare genetic disease in which long-chain fatty acids accumulate in the blood and the nervous tissue, and where the myelin in the neurons is damage...

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A mechanism has been discovered that could improve spinal cord injuries

by IBEC - Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya

A study led by researchers from IBEC and Imperial College London has identified a mechanism that regulates the regenerative failure in lesions of the central nervous system. For the first time, expert...

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Closer to a functional atlas of the brain

by IBEC - Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya

Scientists from the Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia develop a technique that enables them to work out the specific function of a neuronal receptor according to its location in the brain. The...

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An International study with participation of the UB proves that Huntington’s disease alters neurons since they start developing

by Universitat de Barcelona

The study shows that using pluripotent stem cells derived from patients (iPSC) and animal models of the disease- the genes involved in the development of the stretchmark nucleus –the affected struct...

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Iproteos continues to develop new drugs for diseases of the nervous system

by Fundació Bosch i Gimpera

The loan of the IFEM will enhance the advancement of the development of this drug to market as soon as possible. Iproteos applied successfully IPROTech their internal projects dedicated to schizophren...

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The bacterial origin of neuron communication is discovered

by UPF - Universitat Pompeu Fabra

The research by García Ojalvo and Süel has revealed that bacteria use ion channels to communicate when they find themselves in danger due, for example, to a lack of nutrients. This happens frequentl...

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