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- Research

A new study reveals the underuse of a key drug in patients with treatment-resistant schizophrenia

The Psychiatry and Mental Health Research Group at IGTP, together with the ETEP (Study and Treatment of Psychotic Episodes) group at Hospital del Mar, has published a new study analysing the prescription patterns of clozapine in patients with a first psychotic episode. This study highlights the importance of broader and earlier implementation of this treatment to improve the quality of life for patients.

IGTP and DevsHealth join forces to develop new antibiotics against hospital-acquired infections by multi-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

DevsHealth, a leading company in artificial intelligence (AI) driven drug discovery, and the Germans Trias i Pujol Research Institute (IGTP), a public research centre in biomedical sciences, have announced a new partnership to develop new antibiotics for multi-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections.

- Projects, Research

Decoding depression amidst COVID-19: a comprehensive analysis of genetic and environmental stressors by GCAT

As a strategic initiative under IGTP, GCAT (Genomes for Life) continues to make substantial contributions to public health knowledge. The latest GCAT study, conducted through the COVICAT initiative, signed by Ximena Goldberg and Rafael de Cid, sheds light on the complex interplay between genetic predispositions and environmental stressors in determining depression risk, especially during the COVID-19 lockdown. Published in Scientific Reports.

- Outreach, Projects, Research

The project "Workshop #20 - Neural Networks", a space for collaboration, experimentation, and research between science, art, technology, and society

The activity of Èpica Foundation La Fura dels Baus, co-financed by the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT), in collaboration with Germans Trias i Pujol Research Institute (IGTP), Institute of Biomedical Research of Barcelona (IIBB-CSIC), Polytechnic University of Catalonia, and Computer Vision Center (CVC-UAB), took place from 14 to 26 May at Casa de l'Aigua (Trinitat Nova) in Barcelona. The results were presented last weekend before more than 200 people.

- Projects, Research

Researcher Sofía España receives a €140,000 grant from the Spanish Association Against Cancer

Dr Sofía España, a researcher from the Cancer Mechanisms and Pathways Group at IGTP and the Badalona Applied Research Group in Oncology (B·ARGO) IGTP-Institut Català d'Oncologia (ICO), has been awarded one of the prestigious Clínico Junior Grants by the Spanish Association Against Cancer. This grant will enable her to balance her clinical duties with research, focusing on the development of a minimally invasive diagnostic tool to classify different types of colorectal cancer, advancing towards precision medicine.

- Projects, Research

DATOS-CAT Project: Integration and Analysis of Biomedical Databases

The collaborative action DATOS-CAT aims to enhance the visibility and scientific impact of population-based cohorts created in Catalonia. Additionally, it seeks to enrich the procedures used in these cohorts, promoting their applicability in other similar contexts. To achieve this, it focuses on improving data interoperability, thereby facilitating their exploitation and use in scientific research.