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".
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The European Union launches the THRIVE project to improve the prognosis of children and adults with liver cancer
The European Union's project THRIVE held its kick-off meeting on 12 January 2024 in Barcelona. The project is coordinated by Josep M. Llovet (IDIBAPS). IGTP collaborates as a partner through c-LOG, led by Carolina Armengol.
The network IMMUNO-model has brought together researchers and innovators from all over the world to foster research in immuno-oncology through the advancement in the development and implementation of pre-clinical models. This initiative is funded by the European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST) programme.
Two studies by CEEISCAT-IGTP have evaluated an online HIV and HCV self-testing strategy, demonstrating that it is effective and safe.
In 2023, the IGTP has continued to make significant strides in its mission. Here, we review the year's top news stories, reflecting the persistent drive and collaborative spirit that underpin this institution.
The Talents programme awards grants to research projects from around twenty health professionals affiliated with Germans Trias
Fundació Catalunya La Pedrera provides these awards, supporting and enhancing the careers of young talents with both its own resources and contributions from the ICS Gerència Territorial Metropolitana Nord.
The IGTP Retreat consolidates as a nexus of the research carried out at the Can Ruti Campus. This year the event has focused on ageing and a patient-centred model of care.
The podcast from the Germans Trias i Pujol Research Institute (IGTP) launches a new episode titled "Stroke: a race against the clock"). Researcher and clinician Mònica Millán explains what everyone should know about this pathology, as well as the research her group is conducting to improve the lives of patients.
Two projects from IGTP funded by ”la Caixa” Foundation to transition their innovative research from the laboratory to patients
The first urine test that detects kidney fibrosis as an alternative to kidney biopsies, an initiative from the IVECAT group, and a project applying artificial intelligence to rapidly categorise stroke patients and enhance their recovery chances, from the Neurovascular Research group, are two of the fifteen projects from Catalan research centres selected within the 2023 call of the new CaixaImpulse Healthcare Innovation programme.
RIGHT PLUS network formalised in Buenos Aires as a collaboration between academic centres and civil society in Ibero-America
The Ibero-American network RIGHT PLUS, of which the CEEISCAT is a founding member and, together with Coalition Plus, co-coordinator, has presented its launch at a meeting in Buenos Aires (Argentina) on 28-29 August.