1. This study identifies new functions in the gene that causes Machado-Joseph disease

    The study, published in the journal Cell Reports, is led by Gemma Marfany, Human Molecular Genetics II · IRSJD, researcher at the Institute of Biomedicine of the UB (IBUB) and the CIBERER.

  2. A world-first treatment based on an oncolytic virus allows a child to overcome retinal cancer

    The treatment, developed by researchers at Institut de Recerca Sant Joan de Déu, SJD Barcelona Children's Hospital and the biotechnology company VCN Biosciences has succeeded in preventing the child from going completely blind.

  3. Sant Joan de Déu Research Institute recognized as CERCA center

    The Sant Joan de Déu Research Institute (IRSJD) has been recognized by the board of trustees of the Institution for Research Centers in Catalonia (CERCA) as a CERCA centre.

  4. IRSJD collaborates in the new biomedical proteomics unit led by IRB Barcelona

    The Institute of Research in Biomedicine, together with the Institut de Recerca Sant Joan de Déu, Josep Carreras Leukemia Research Institute, Vall d'Hebron Institute of Oncology and the University of Barcelona, receives ERDF support to acquire cutting-edge technology in the field of proteomics.

  5. Researchers find new transposon-derived genes related to autism and other neurological diseases

    Institut de Recerca Sant Joan de Déu researchers collaborate in this study led by Professor Jordi Garcia Fernàndez, from the Faculty of Biology and the Institute of Biomedicine of the University of Barcelona (IBUB).

  6. Gene crucial for growth of Ewing sarcoma uncovered

    Researchers at the Institut de Recerca Sant Joan de Déu in collaboration with those at Centre for Genomic Regulation have discovered that RING1B is a critical gene for the development of Ewing sarcoma, a rare type of developmental cancer that presents in bones and soft tissues.

  7. Researchers discover a new genetic disease of the nervous and cardiac systems

    The study, led by Dra. Àngels Garcia-Cazorla (Institut de Recerca Sant Joan de Déu), and scientists from IRSJD, IDIBELL and CIBERER, is published in the prestigious journal 'Acta Neuropathologica'.

  8. Institut de Recerca Sant Joan de Déu and ICFO create a joint lab to improve neonatal and paediatric health care

    The new joint laboratory will advance the use and development of photonic technologies to understand, diagnose, monitor and treat paediatric diseases.

  9. Dr Maria Rubio awarded a scientific excellence grant from the European Research Council (ERC)

    This financial award will fund an intervention in several primary care centres in Catalonia and is designed to encourage people with diabetes and cardiovascular disease to begin and comply with the pharmacological treatments as prescribed by their physician.