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Researchers find rare genetic variants associated with paternally-inherited autism

Bru Cormand, head of the Neurogenetics Research Group at the Faculty of Biology and IBUB reseracher, takes part in an international study carried out with 2,600 families that reveals the impact of paternally-inherited rare genetic variants in autism, a polygenic disease which is hard to diagnose and to treat. The study, published in the journal

2nd Science Meeting of Sant Joan de Déu Research Institute (IRSJD)

On 1 February, the 2nd Science Day of Sant Joan de Déu Research Institute (IRSJD) took place at the Faculty of Biology of the University of Barcelona. The IRSJD is made up of academic research groups from five entities. These institutions are two teaching hospitals, the Sant Joan de Déu Children’s Hospital (HSJD) and the Sant Joan de

Eva Estébanez and Santi Vázquez, IBUB researchers, awarded with the grants of the Valorisation Fund (FVal) of the Fund for the Promotion of Innovation (F2i) by Fundació Bosch i Gimpera.

On 18 January the Fundació Bosch i Gimpera awards € 25.000 to each selected project, which will be used to valorize projects of the University of Barcelona with a high potential for transfer and impact on our society. The grants of the Valorization Fund will make it possible to further mature the selected technologies with

3rd FragNet Workshop

FRAGNET is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network (ITN) set up to train a new generation of researchers in all aspects of Fragment-Based Ligand Design (FBLD), thereby enabling them to use the different methods and technologies to develop the next generation of medicines. This Workshop will focus on the interplay between computational and experimental approaches,

Identification of a new gene mutation FOXP1 in a patient initially diagnosed as C Opitz syndrome

The whole-exome sequencing of a patient, published in the journal Scientific Reports, favored the diagnoses of FOXP1 syndrome, a rare disease, which shows autist features and language delay. The whole-exome sequencing of a patient, published in the journal Scientific Reports, favored the diagnoses of FOXP1 syndrome, a rare disease, which shows autist features and language delay. The

Lecturer Lourdes Fañanás receives the 2017 NARSAD Distinguished Investigator Grant

Lourdes Fañanás, lecturer at the Faculty of Biology and the Institute of Biomedicine of the UB (IBUB), will lead a project funded with a NARSAD grant given to distinguished researchers, an initiative from the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation (United States), which promotes research in the field of mental disorders and neurological diseases. The council of the Foundation –which includes distinguished scientists