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”la Caixa” Foundation devotes more than 23 million euros to 33 new biomedicine and health research projects in Spain and Portugal

Barcelona, 20 September 2022

  • The call is aimed at basic, clinical or translational research initiatives of excellence and great potential impact that address health challenges in the fields of cardiovascular, infectious and oncological diseases, and neuroscience, as well as projects to develop enabling technologies in these fields.
  • The initiatives selected include, among others, projects to regenerate heart tissue after a heart attack; to decipher the impact of ‘jumping genes’ on tumour proliferation; to study how the gut microbiota influences loss of control of intake in obesity; to create a new technology to purify the air of respiratory viruses; and to develop therapeutic nanotechnology that can halt the progression of Parkinson’s disease.

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