The network IMMUNO-model has brought together researchers and innovators from all over the world to foster research in immuno-oncology through the advancement in the development and implementation of pre-clinical models. This initiative is funded by the European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST) programme.
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Agarose-based method shows potential in understanding extracellular vesicles' role in cancer metastasis
A collaborative study led by researchers from IGTP has revealed the promising possibilities of using an agarose spot migration assay to examine the ability of extracellular vesicles to attract other cells in a controlled environment. The study has been recently published in the journal BMC Biology.
- In collaboration with the Badalona City Council, a series of events and talks organised to mark the 40th anniversary of the Germans Trias Hospital will deal with topics related to science and health.
- The event on Sunday at the Badalona Museum is organised by Amics de Can Ruti and will feature researchers from the Germans Trias i Pujol Research Institute (IGTP) and the Catalan Institute of Oncology (ICO).
The European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) Pathobiology Group Annual Meeting took place on October 24 and 25, organized jointly by the Catalan Institute of Oncology (ICO) and the Germans Trias i Pujol Research Institute (IGTP). Over the two-day event, a series of talks on therapies to fight cancer were held both at the IGTP facilities and online.
The XX edition of the Conference on Translational Research and Digestive Neoplasms took place on Thursday 6 October. It was organized jointly by the IGTP and the ICO (Catalan Institute of Oncology) and directed by Drs José Luis Manzano and Eva Martinez-Balibrea (ICO - IGTP) and Dr Albert Abad (Mi Tres Torres). The workshop took place at the Badalona Conference Centre (BCIN), with very positive feedback from the fifty attendees and the organization.
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.
The COST Programme (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) has approved 70 new actions and Spain is coordinating nine of them, making it second in the ranking of countries leading COST Actions after Italy, which is coordinating ten. Three of the Spanish projects are from the Germans Trias i Pujol Research Institute (IGTP) and two of these are being led by the IGTP. COST Actions run for four years and this round will start in the coming autumn.
The XIX edition of the Translational Research and Digestive Neoplasms Workshop declared a great success
The XIX edition of the Translational Research and Digestive Neoplasms Workshop was declared a complete success, both as it was able to be carried out face to face, but also for the level of the participating speakers.
Fifty professionals were on-site for the XVIII Workshop on Translational Research in Digestive Neoplasms
On 1-2 October the 18th edition of the Workshop on Translational Research in Digestive Neoplasms took place, organized by the IGTP and the Catalan Institute of Oncology (ICO). This edition was inevitably marked by all the safety measures required due to the pandemic, but it also provided a programme that did not disappoint those attending.
A new paper reviews the use of curcumin, the active ingredient in turmeric, as a possible combination with current therapies for colorectal cancer, it has been published in Seminars in Cancer Biology. The study, led by Vicenç Ruiz de Porras of the IGTP and ICO shows that research so far points to curcumin being a likely candidate for future cancer therapies.