Two students have been awarded INPhINIT grants by “la Caixa” Foundation to complete their PhDs on the Can Ruti Campus. Emma Koehorst, has been working on Myotonic Dystrophy in the Neuromuscular and Neuropaediatric research group led by Gisela Nogales at the IGTP since last September. Ifeanyi Ezeonwumelu has started working at the IrsiCaixa on novel therapeutic strategies for HIV with Dr Ester Ballana Guix in the HIV Pathogenesis Group, led by Dr José A Esté.
At the IGTP TODAY
The IGTP participates in the debates of the 11th Research Workshop of the ICS: childhood obesity and rare diseases
Experts in paediatric research agree on the need to anticipate and act on obesity from childhood. The importance of early interventions to prevent obesity and excess weight and research into rare diseases have been the main topics of the 11th Research Workshop of the Catalan Institute of Health (ICS), which took place at the Seminari de Tarragona (Centre Tarraconense).
The IGTP and the Germans Trias Hospital face the spotlight for rare diseases again. This year our professionals are joining World Rare Disease Day on the last day of February to highlight these diseases and shine a light on the research activities in the field on campus.
The Noa Warrior Princess initiative has collected 5,311 euros for research into rare paediatric diseases at the IGTP
This week Noa and her parents have visited the IGTP laboratories to present a symbolic cheque for the 5,311 euros raised to finance research into rare paediatric diseases by the IGTP Neuromuscular and Neuropaediatric Research Group. The money was collected at a charity football match on 12 October in the Municipality of Llefià.
A study led by the Neuromuscular and Neuropediatric Research Group at the Germans Trias i Pujol Research Institute shows for the first time that carriers of McArdle's disease can also show symptoms.
The Neuromuscular and Neuropaediatrics Research Group at the IGTP particpates in the largest study of McArdle’s disease patients carried out in Spain. The study, published in BMC Genomics, concluded that the best therapy is to adopt a supervised exercise regime.
The 2018 Fun Run for Minority Diseases doubles its money with twice as many competitors as last year
The seventh edition of the Charity Fun Run for Minority Paediatric Diseases was a resounding success this year, with twice as many runners as 2017. In all 700 participants completed the different routes and enjoyed a family fun day in Badalona.
Quatre entitats de Badalona uneixen esforços per portar el "Giving Tuesday" a la ciutat: un dia per donar i per promoure la solidaritat. L’IGTP, a través dels Amics de Can Ruti, és una de les entitats promotores de la iniciativa a Badalona.