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Astr˛cits APOE4 en cultiu amb una alteraciˇ de lÝpids

New brain alterations induced by main genetic risk factor in Alzheimer's disease discovered

A study led by the INc shows that APOE4 produces an alteration in the astrocytes' signaling mechanisms in male mice, which could be key for the development of this pathology. In females this alteration occurs in different variants of APOE. The study moves forward in the description of APOE functions in the brain, and in understanding its role in the development of the illness.

Webinar

Webinars to discuss human-animal relations in a pandemic society

"Coronavirus and Animals. The human-animal relationship in pandemic society" is a webinar series beginning on 22 June and organised by the UAB's internation centre ICALP. It will take place during four weeks of June and July and will deal with a variety of issues related to Animal Law and Welfare. There will be 28 speakers from 15 countries, as well as attendees from all over the world.

Campus UAB

The UAB resumes its activities and services

The state of alarm decreed by the Spanish government was lifted on Monday 22 June and since then the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona has begun to work towards being fully operative at the beginning of the 2020/21 academic year.

Josep Tabernero

Josep Tabernero, winner of the National Research Award

The Catalan Government and the FCRI awarded the 2019 National Research Award to Dr Josep Tabernero, lecturer of the UAB Department of Medicine, director of the Vall d’Hebron Institute of Oncology (VHIO) and head of the Oncology Unit at the Vall d’Hebron University Hospital.