IBEC and AEFAT join forces against ataxia telangiectasia

Today, the event “Advances in Ataxia Telangiectasia” took place, organized by the Institute of Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC) in collaboration with AEFAT, the Spanish ataxia-telangiectasia family association. The gathering brought together patients’ families, researchers, and clinicians to explore the latest advancements in the clinical management of ataxia telangiectasia.

Organoids to study ataxia telangiectasia

Núria Montserrat Pulido, principal investigator at IBEC, will lead a project to study Ataxia telangiectasia thanks to funding from AEFAT, the Spanish ataxia-telangiectasia family association. The idea of the project is to obtain cells with the patient mutations, develop organoids, explore the possibility of gene editing processes for different mutations and create a platform for drug testing.

IBEC becomes the first research center in Spain to certify its laboratories as sustainable

IBEC’s Core Facilities and nine of its research groups have undergone the “green laboratory” certification process granted by the My Green Lab organization, all awarded with the highest levels of … Read more

The President of Catalonia visits IBEC

During the visit, the President of the Government of Catalonia, Pere Aragonès i Garcia, and the Minister of Health, Manel Balcells i Díaz, were able to learn first-hand about several … Read more