Doctors’ Senate Award honors a thesis on mechanobiology

Roger Oria appears in “la Vanguardia” after receiving the 24th Doctors’ Senate Award of the University of Barcelona (UB) for his thesis on mechanobiology, directed by Pere Roca-Cusachs, principal investigator at IBEC and Associate Professor at the UB’s Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.

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The doctoral thesis entitled Cell sensing of the extracellular environment: Roles of matrix rigidity, ligand density, and ligand distribution, it’s about an emerging discipline that can help identify new tools to stop pathologies associated with tissue stiffness, such as cancer.

 

You can read the full article here.

You can also read the IBEC article here.