- Campus Can Ruti

The IGTP presents CARE Translational Program in Cancer Research

CARE, the Translational Program in Cancer Research is the first transversal program promoted by the Germans Trias i Pujol Research Institute (IGTP), and it aims to become a bridge for researchers in the field of cancer who want to bring basic and clinical research together, so that the knowledge and the tools generated in the laboratory can benefit the patient.

- Research

Funding for a project focussed on the response to immunotherapy for the treatment of colorectal cancer

This year the Fundación Mutua Madrileña has allocated 2.3 million euros for financing medical research in Spain. Four of the 21 clinical studies benefiting are projects being carried out in Catalan research centres, which will receive a total of 540,000 euros. One of these is being led by the Germans Trias I Pujol Research Institute (IGTP) and coordinated between four groups of the Programme for Predictive and Personalized Medicine of Cancer (IGTP-PMPPC).

- Research

20,000 healthy people from across Catalonia participate in a macro research project to better understand the risk factors for the most common diseases

The Genomes for Life Project (GCAT) in collaboration with the Blood and Tissue Bank (BST) has collected genetic, health and lifestyle information from 20,000 people in the Catalan area.  This April the first phase, the collection of samples and data, has closed and the second follow-up phase has got underway, this will continue for at least 20 years.  With all the data collected, the GCAT Project will be able to evaluate the role of genetic and epidemiological factors in the development of the main chronic diseases in Catalonia.