Dr. Blanca Oñate has recently joined ITSL as a post-doctoral researcher.
Graduated in Biology at the University of Barcelona and Master in biomedical research at University Pompeu Fabra. She joined CSIC-ICCC where she obtained a PFIS predoctoral fellowship from the Instituto de Salud Carlos III and received her PhD in Adipose-derived stem cells in 2013. Since 2015, she has joined Innovex Therapeutics SL. as a Post-doctoral researcher.
Miriam Morón has recently joined ITSL as a research technician.
Miriam Morón attended the CFGS on clinical diagnostic laboratory at Institut La Guineueta, in Barcelona. She conducted a 6 months training period in ITSL. She recently completed this training period and joined our team as a research technician.
ITSL CSO Hernando A. del Portillo has been awarded a grant from the Ramon Areces Foundation to study the role of exosomes as communication agents and therapeutic opportunities for parasitic neglected diseases.
For further info please click on the following link (in spanish)
ITSL member Sergio Montaner was awarded an Industrial partnership grant for PhD students to develop his career in ITSL in collaboration with the University of Lleida.
His PhD will be supervised by Dr. Hernando A. del Portillo, from ITSL, and Dr. Lorenzo Fraile, from UdL.
Last Thursday 30th October, the Academy of Medical Sciences of Catalonia and the Balearic Islands hosted the ceremony of public presentation of the projects funded by the 2013 Edition of “La Marató de TV3” foundation .
One of the projects funded, led by Dr. Katrin Beyer of the Inst. Germans Trias i Pujol (IGTP), is co-leadered by ITSL member Dr. Francesc E. Borras.
The project aims to define new biomarkers of neurodegenerative disease in exosomes.
The second GEIVEX meeting on Extracellular Vesicles was held in Tarragona the 9th and 10th of october. The Local Organizing Committe of the meeting was formed by ITSL members, Dr. Hernando del Portillo and Dr.Francesc E. Borràs, who were interviewed by the local press Diari de Tarragona
Dr. del Portillo and Dr. Borràs at the GEIVEX symposium
The local TV news program TeleBadalona, has recently highlighted the constitution of ITSL
The full sequence of the new can be followed in the link below
The prestigious catalan newspaper “La Vanguardia” published an article on the foundation of Innovex Therapeutics SL and an interview with the company Scientific Director, Dr. Hernando del Portillo. The article, published in the section “Dinero” (Money) of the newspaper on August 24, 2014, reviews the formation of the company and its future scientific interests.