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Innomed programme kicks off

The Innomed programme has been launched with the ambition of transforming the landscape of health innovation at the Can Ruti Campus, creating synergies between the public and private sectors. With a structured approach around three key axes - nurturing the culture of innovation, fostering project incubation, and facilitating cross-sector collaboration - Innomed aims to turn knowledge into action to achieve tangible impact on the healthcare community.

- Institutional

Celebrating International Women's Day: the voice of our professionals

To commemorate International Women's Day, we asked four questions to researchers from various profiles at IGTP and professionals from different research support areas. The aim is to understand the difficulties they have faced as women in their professional field and to gain insight into their perspectives on the future.

- Research

VIDEO: Life Cycle of 'Plasmodium vivax': Highlighting New Cryptic Erythrocytic Stages

To better understand the complexity of P. vivax infections, the CaixaResearch project "Novel organ-on-a-chip technology to study extracellular vesicles-mediated cryptic infections in Plasmodium vivax malaria" has produced this video to disseminate key insights into cryptic erythrocytic infections. The initiative is led by Hernando A del Portillo and Carmen Fernandez-Becerra, group leaders of the Plasmodium vivax and Exosome Research Group (PvREX) at the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) and the Germans Trias i Pujol Research Institute (IGTP) in Spain.

Can Ruti addresses current advances and challenges in female leadership in science

For the sixth consecutive year and in honour of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, the Can Ruti Working Group Women for Equity in Science (formerly known as Women in Science) organised a symposium to reflect on the status of women in science. The event was held yesterday, 8 February, at the Germans Trias i Pujol Research Institute (IGTP) and was attended by over a hundred people in person and online. It focused on "Women and Leadership in Science".

- Research

Alterations in the blood immune system found to increase cancer risk

An international team of researchers identifies the genetic basis and biological processes that influence cancer risk related to alterations in the number of immune cells present in blood. This is a significant advance in the understanding of how the immune system can prevent the appearance of tumours.