A project with the participation of IIBB-CSIC researchers receives funding from La Marató de TV3 against COVID-19

In this year's call for La Marató de TV3 dedicated to fighting COVID-19, 229 proposals have been presented, of which 36 have been selected.

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Doctor Francesc Artigas has been awarded the premi SCB Trajectòria Professional Leandre Cervera 2021

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Oligonucleotide therapeutics as a new class of treatment for brain diseases

Messenger RNA (mRNA) is becoming an increasingly important target for therapeutic intervention. The mRNA molecule transmits information directly from the genome.

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April 11 - World Parkinson's Disease Day at the IIBB (video)

Parkinson's disease is the second most common neurodegenerative disease after Alzheimer’s disease and is characterized by a progressive loss of neurons involved in the control of movement.

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The IIBB publishes 12 offers for JAE intro 2021 candidates

More info and details are available here.

Applications deadline: 08/04/2021

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Modified oligonucleotide targets mutant alpha-synuclein forms in Parkinson's disease

  • The oligonucleotide, designed to act only on dopaminergic and noradrenergic neurons, reduces the production and accumulation of the mutant alpha-synuclein protein, a key protein in the development of Parkinson's disease

  • The work is led by the Barcelona Biomedical Research Institute of the CSIC and IDIBAPS

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A novel cholesterol-mediated mechanism of regulation of mitophagy in Alzheimer’s disease

The study recently published in Molecular Neurodegeneration journal with Vicente Roca as the first author and directed by

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