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Researchers IBUB design a new family of molecules with high affinity to join altered receptors in neurodegenerative diseases

An article published in the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry shows a new family of molecules with high affinity to join imidazoline receptors, which are altered in the brain of those patients with neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Huntington’s. According to the preclinical study, the merge of these specific ligands to I2 receptors improves cognitive skills and

Information about Covid-19

Statement by the Rector on the University of Barcelona closing its buildings [+] Action protocol of the University of Barcelona in response to the activation of the Covid-19 (Sars-Cov-2) [+] More information [+]

International study completes the largest genetic map of psychiatric disorders so far

An international study published in the journal Cell, has described 109 genetic variants associated with eight psychiatric disorders: autism, ADHD, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder and Tourette Syndrome, in a total of about 230,000 patients worldwide. Among the participants in the new study –the most ambitious and detailed study published so far on the

Eleccions IBUB

Llistat de candidatures presentades per a les eleccions del Consell de Direcció PDI Altre Personal Investigador PAS

42nd Congress of SEBBM awards ceremony

The Spanish Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (SEBBM) held its 42nd Congress, which took place 16-19 July, in Madrid. In total, 655 registered, 464 communications, 331 posters, 133 presentations and 21 companies stand formed a Congress that joined symposia, workshops, awards to young researchers, satellite activities, etc. The Institute of Biomedicine of the University

High-Fat Plus Fructose Diet Alters lipid metabolism in the liver

Una dieta rica en greixos i en fructosa altera la capacitat del fetge per metabolitzar els lípids, segons un estudi publicat a la revista Cell Metabolism, en què participen les professores Dolors Serra i Laura Herrero, de la Facultat de Farmàcia i Ciències de l’Alimentació i de l’Institut de Biomedicina de la Universitat de Barcelona

IBUB researchers participate in the new edition of European Researcher’s Night

IBUB researchers participate in the new edition of European Researcher’s Night. Sandra Pérez-Torras PhD, Carles Galdeano PhD and Jaume Granell PhD will contribute to disseminate front-line research to a broad non-scientific audience. The European Researchers’ Night is an event that takes place every year at the same time in many European cities. The main aim