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The IGTP closes its successful coordination of a COST Project to develop cellular therapies

Since 2007 the Immunopathology Group led by Dr Eva Martínez-Cáceres and Dr Cristian Ramo Tello at the IGTP has been working to develop a new treatment for autoimmune diseases, in this case for multiple sclerosis.  To help their work in this task, Dr Martinez Cáceres has coordinated a COST project, a European network of scientists working on similar problems; the project concluded in 2017 and has now published its scientific report.

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A lack of iodine in the diet could threaten brain development in children

Scientists warn that a widespread lack of iodine threatens brain development in children.   Iodine insufficiency is one of easiest public health problems to solve, even though it affects so many people worldwide.  According to experts, the key to preventing iodine insufficiency is consumption of adequate amounts in a sustained and continued way.  The " Krakow Declaration on Iodine" created by the EUthyroid Project calls on those responsible for European policy to support measures to eliminate iodine insufficiency.